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Definition: Bottle fish
, n. [OE. bote, botelle, OF. botel, bouteille,
F. bouteille, fr. LL. buticula, dim. of butis, buttis, butta,
flask. Cf. Butt
1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but
formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for
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
Note: Bottle is much used adjectively, or as the first part
of a compound.
, bottled ale. [Obs.] --Shak.
, a cylindrical brush for cleansing the
interior of bottles.
(Zo["o]l.), a kind of deep-sea eel
), remarkable for its baglike
gullet, which enables it to swallow fishes two or three
times its won size.
. (Bot.) Same as Bluebottle
, a coarse, green glass, used in the
manufacture of bottles. --Ure.
(Bot.), the common gourd or calabash
), whose shell is used for bottles,
(Bot.), a nutritious fodder grass (Setaria glauca
and Setaria viridis
); -- called also foxtail
and green foxtail
(Zo["o]l.), the European long-tailed titmouse;
-- so called from the shape of its nest.
(Bot.), an Australian tree (Sterculia rupestris
), with a bottle-shaped, or greatly swollen,
, Nursing bottle
, a bottle with a rubber
nipple (generally with an intervening tube), used in