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  3  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]: 
 
  Foxtail  \Fox"tail`\,  n. 
  1.  The  tail  or  brush  of  a  fox. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  name  of  several  kinds  of  grass  having  a  soft 
  dense  head  of  flowers,  mostly  the  species  of  {Alopecurus} 
  and  {Setaria}. 
 
  3.  (Metal.)  The  last  cinders  obtained  in  the  fining  process. 
  --Raymond. 
 
  {Foxtail  saw},  a  dovetail  saw. 
 
  {Foxtail  wedging}.  See  {Fox  wedge},  under  {Fox}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foxtail 
  n  :  grasses  of  the  genera  Alopecurus  and  Setaria  having  dense 
  silky  or  bristly  brushlike  flowering  spikes  [syn:  {foxtail 
  grass}] 




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