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bot·tle

(bot'tĕl),
A container for liquids.

bottle

/bot·tle/ (bot´'l) a hollow narrow-necked vessel of glass or other material.
wash bottle 
1. a flexible squeeze-bottle with delivery tube, or one with two tubes through the cork, so arranged that blowing into one forces a stream of liquid from the other; used in washing chemical materials.
2. one containing some washing fluid, through which gases are passed for the purpose of freeing them from impurities.

bottle

Drug slang
A regional term for a vial of crack cocaine or amphetamines.

Vox populi
A vessel, usually of glass or earthenware, formerly of leather, generally used to hold liquids, which is enclosed except for the point of entry or egress marked by a narrow neck/mouth.

bot·tle

(bot'ĕl)
A container for liquids.

Patient discussion about bottle

Q. I get the most from her company than from the bottle. My wife is 2 months pregnant. I love to drink only if she gives company. I get the most from her company than from the bottle. Is it okay to drink when pregnant?

A. If you love your wife, you ought not drink in front of her. She shouldn't be drinking either, for the health of the baby. After all, what the mother consumes, the baby does too. I don't think there is a magic filter protecting the baby other than what the mother does. I wish you both well.

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References in classic literature ?
He concluded a long harangue by taking off his funnel-cap, inserting the tube into my gullet, and thus deluging me with an ocean of Kirschenwässer, which he poured, in a continuous flood, from one of the long necked bottles that stood him instead of an arm.
Placing the bottle on the window sill where he could reach it easily, Dolokhov climbed carefully and slowly through the window and lowered his legs.
For instance, there's the Powder of Life, and my Liquid of Petrifaction, which is contained in that bottle on the shelf yonder--over the window.
He finished his bottle, caught Michael suddenly by both jowls, and, leaning forward, rubbed noses with him.
I cautiously snatched away the brandy bottle as I spoke, and was in the drawing-room with it in an instant.
The fact was, that Tom's heart had already smitten him for not asking his fidus Achates to the feast, although only an extempore affair; and though prudence and the desire to get Martin and Arthur together alone at first had overcome his scruples, he was now heartily glad to open the door, broach another bottle of beer, and hand over the old ham-knuckle to the searching of his old friend's pocket-knife.
At the Rectory, when the bottle of port wine was opened after dinner, the young ladies had each a glass from a bottle of currant wine.
Returning with the bottle, Levin found the sick man settled comfortably and everything about him completely changed.
He would seem to have been 'cleaning himself' with the aid of a bottle, jug, and tumbler; for no other cleansing instruments are visible in the bare brick room with rafters overhead and no plastered ceiling, into which he shows his visitor.
The upper part was inhabited by a collection of bottles, all square-shouldered and as like each other as peas.
His eyes fell again on the bottle, and a tremble passed over him, causing him to shiver in every limb.
said the nurse, picking up the cork of the green bottle, which had fallen out on the pillow, as she stooped to take up the child.