Leather Water Bottle
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Fri May 11 18:01:57 UTC 2001
One entry found for bota.
Main Entry: bo·ta
Etymology: Spanish, from Late Latin buttis cask
: a leather bottle (as for wine)
Popular during the 60s and 70s, I believe.
YN1, USNR Retired
Grant Barrett wrote:
> I've been digging around for a couple of days on this one:
> What's a word for a leather water bottle? The kind used in deserts, old movies set
> in medieval times: they're flat when empty, jiggling when full, and if you've got the
> skill you can tilt your head back and aim for your mouth. Stitching on the side.
> Maybe an old goat gut.
> Grant Barrett
> New York loves you back.
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