EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECEPTACLE
The Constitution is neither a legislative crazy-quilt nor a receptacle of fads.
But now a third kind is required, which I shall call the receptacle or nurse of generation.
We reply, that it is the receptacle, and in a manner the nurse, of all generation.
Arriving at the grave, the casket was let down into the receptacle prepared for it.
We had also a receptacle for beehives, and an ancient sepulchre.
But in Greek theca (, θήκη) is a place to put something, a receptacle.
It assumes that he is a receptacle into which the desired message may be poured.
The dust is then driven by a fan into a receptacle provided for that purpose.
This particular hole was selected as the receptacle for the gold.
It seems also to have been a receptacle for lamps, several of which were found there.