1. a portable container for holding liquids, characteristically having a neck and mouth and made of glass or plastic.
2. the contents of such a container; as much as such a container contains.
3. bottled cow's milk, milk formulas, or substitute mixtures given to infants instead of mother's milk.
4. the bottle, intoxicating beverages; liquor.
–verb (used with object)
5. to put into or seal in a bottle.
6. British. to preserve (fruit or vegetables) by heating to a sufficient temperature and then sealing in a jar.
1. Also, boutel, boutell, bowtel, bowtell: a convex moulding, as a torus or ovolo.
2. Also, bottle: a curved fractable.
I once wrote you a letter
Which I slipped inside a bottle.
The bottle had held some very nice wine
(I had drunk it all in search for courage and words)
And I thought I had drained it all.
But when you broke the bottle
To read my prose
You found it full of drunken letters
Uproarious grammaticals and
short forms 24th July 2017
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