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Father supporting container filled with last of wine (9)


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'father' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'supporting container filled with last of wine' is the wordplay.
'supporting' becomes 'pro' (being pro something is supporting it).
'container' becomes 'crate' (crate is a type of container).
'filled with' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'last of wine' becomes 'e' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'crate' enclosing 'e' is 'create'.

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(Other definitions for procreate that I've seen before include "Make children" , "Get children" , "father" , "To be a breeder" , "Produce offspring" .)

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