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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bottle  \Bot"tle\,  n.  [OE.  bote,  botelle  OF  botel,  bouteille 
  F.  bouteille  fr  LL  buticula,  dim.  of  butis,  buttis  butta, 
  flask.  Cf  {Butt}  a  cask.] 
  1.  A  hollow  vessel,  usually  of  glass  or  earthenware  (but 
  formerly  of  leather),  with  a  narrow  neck  or  mouth,  for 
  holding  liquids. 
 
  2.  The  contents  of  a  bottle;  as  much  as  a  bottle  contains; 
  as  to  drink  a  bottle  of  wine. 
 
  3.  Fig.:  Intoxicating  liquor;  as  to  drown  one's  reason  in 
  the  bottle. 
 
  Note:  Bottle  is  much  used  adjectively,  or  as  the  first  part 
  of  a  compound. 
 
  {Bottle  ale},  bottled  ale.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {Bottle  brush},  a  cylindrical  brush  for  cleansing  the 
  interior  of  bottles. 
 
  {Bottle  fish}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  kind  of  deep-sea  eel 
  ({Saccopharynx  ampullaceus}),  remarkable  for  its  baglike 
  gullet,  which  enables  it  to  swallow  fishes  two  or  three 
  times  its  won  size. 
 
  {Bottle  flower}.  (Bot.)  Same  as  {Bluebottle}. 
 
  {Bottle  glass},  a  coarse,  green  glass,  used  in  the 
  manufacture  of  bottles.  --Ure. 
 
  {Bottle  gourd}  (Bot.),  the  common  gourd  or  calabash 
  ({Lagenaria  Vulgaris}),  whose  shell  is  used  for  bottles, 
  dippers,  etc 
 
  {Bottle  grass}  (Bot.),  a  nutritious  fodder  grass  ({Setaria 
  glauca}  and  {S.  viridis});  --  called  also  {foxtail},  and 
  {green  foxtail}. 
 
  {Bottle  tit}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  European  long-tailed  titmouse; 
  --  so  called  from  the  shape  of  its  nest. 
 
  {Bottle  tree}  (Bot.),  an  Australian  tree  ({Sterculia 
  rupestris}),  with  a  bottle-shaped,  or  greatly  swollen, 
  trunk. 
 
  {Feeding  bottle},  {Nursing  bottle},  a  bottle  with  a  rubber 
  nipple  (generally  with  an  intervening  tube),  used  in 
  feeding  infants. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bottle  \Bot"tle\,  n.  [OE.  botel,  OF  botel,  dim.  of  F.  botte; 
  cf  OHG.  bozo  bunch.  See  {Boss}  stud.] 
  A  bundle,  esp.  of  hay.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.]  --Chaucer. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bottle  \Bot"tle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bottled}p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bottling}.] 
  To  put  into  bottles;  to  inclose  in  or  as  in  a  bottle  or 
  bottles;  to  keep  or  restrain  as  in  a  bottle;  as  to  bottle 
  wine  or  porter;  to  bottle  up  one's  wrath. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bottle 
  n  1:  glass  or  plastic  vessel;  cylindrical  with  a  narrow  neck;  no 
  handle 
  2:  the  quantity  contained  in  a  bottle  [syn:  {bottleful}] 
  v  1:  store  in  bottles,  as  of  liquids  or  gas 
  2:  put  into  bottles;  of  liquids  such  a  milk  or  water 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bottle 
  a  vessel  made  of  skins  for  holding  wine  (Josh.  9:4.  13;  1  Sam. 
  16:20;  Matt.  9:17;  Mark  2:22;  Luke  5:37,  38),  or  milk  (Judg. 
  4:19),  or  water  (Gen.  21:14,  15,  19),  or  strong  drink  (Hab. 
  2:15). 
 
  Earthenware  vessels  were  also  similarly  used  (Jer.  19:1-10;  1 
  Kings  14:3;  Isa.  30:14).  In  Job  32:19  (comp.  Matt.  9:17;  Luke 
  5:37,  38;  Mark  2:22)  the  reference  is  to  a  wine-skin  ready  to 
  burst  through  the  fermentation  of  the  wine.  "Bottles  of  wine"  in 
  the  Authorized  Version  of  Hos.  7:5  is  properly  rendered  in  the 
  Revised  Version  by  "the  heat  of  wine,"  i.e.,  the  fever  of  wine, 
  its  intoxicating  strength. 
 
  The  clouds  are  figuratively  called  the  "bottles  of  heaven" 
  (Job  38:37).  A  bottle  blackened  or  shrivelled  by  smoke  is 
  referred  to  in  Ps  119:83  as  an  image  to  which  the  psalmist 
  likens  himself. 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  BOTTLE-:NOSED:,  adj  Having  a  nose  created  in  the  image  of  its  maker. 
 
 




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