). A wine-jug with a narrow neck and small lip
and with a handle (Menand.
490M.); usually of metal—i. e. silver among the luxurious, bronze
where simplicity was studied. Among the Romans it took the place of the earlier guttus
, a narrow-necked cruet without a handle (Varr. L. L.
and glass became the favourite material. It was not unlike a modern claret-jug.