One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An earthenware vessel used for storing oil, wine, etc., having a relatively narrow base, a broad, rounded body (often with one or two handles), and a narrow neck (now chiefly historical). Also (especially in the Caribbean): (Music) a wind instrument made from or resembling such a vessel.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Parke (fl. 1588–1589), translator. From Spanish botija from post-classical Latin butticula.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.