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carboy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carboy  \Car"boy\,  n.  [Cf.  Ir  &  Gael  carb  basket;  or  Pers 
  qur[=a]bah  a  sort  of  bottle.] 
  A  large  globular  glass  bottle,  esp.  one  of  green  glass, 
  inclosed  in  basket  work  or  in  a  box,  for  protection;  --  used 
  commonly  for  carrying  corrosive  liquids;  as  sulphuric  acid, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carboy 
  n  :  a  large  bottle  for  holding  corrosive  liquids;  usually 
  cushioned  in  a  special  container 




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