One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the lifeboat was called to the aid of a fishing vessel’
boat, sailing boat, ship, yacht, craft, watercraft
literary barque, keel
2‘pour the decoction into a heatproof vessel’
container, receptacle, repository, holder, carrier
basin, bowl, dish, pan, pot, can, tin, jar, jug, pitcher, carafe, flask, decanter
urn, tub, bin, tank, drum, canister, butt, vat, cask, barrel
box, case, chest, casket
3‘he burst a blood vessel during a fit of coughing’
duct, tube, channel, passage, pipe
technical vas, trachea
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