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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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