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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOTTLE

Perhaps my father might have put that in a bottle also at a later date.

Also you will bury a bottle containing report of your proceedings.

His only nourishment was milk, drawn from a bottle through a quill.

Kingozi dropped that bottle into his side pocket with a sigh of relief.

"I remember now something you said when you broke the bottle of pilocarpin," he said slowly.

That was the best wine in their cellar, and cost ten lire a bottle.

Take that stuff away and bring me a bottle of '82—a quart, mind you—if you haven't the '71.'

I should be proud if the father of the victor would drink from my bottle.

Stop the cask closely, and in six months the wine will be fit to bottle.

Then bottle it off; and when ripe, it will be found a very pleasant beverage.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., originally of leather, from Old French boteille (12c., Modern French bouteille), from Vulgar Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis "a cask," which is perhaps from Greek. The bottle, figurative for "liquor," is from 17c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BOTTLE

can

verbpreserve fruit, vegetable

canteen

nouncontainer for liquids, used in travels
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.