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 for Bottle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. The contents of a bottle; as much as a bottle contains;
        as, to drink a bottle of wine.
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     3. Fig.: Intoxicating liquor; as, to drown one's reason in
        the bottle.
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     Note: Bottle is much used adjectively, or as the first part
           of a compound.
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     Bottle ale, bottled ale. [Obs.] --Shak.
     Bottle brush, a cylindrical brush for cleansing the
        interior of bottles.
     Bottle fish (Zool.), 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
     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 Setaria viridis); -- called also foxtail,
        and green foxtail.
     Bottle tit (Zool.), 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,
     Feeding bottle, Nursing bottle, a bottle with a rubber
        nipple (generally with an intervening tube), used in
        feeding infants.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bottle \Bot"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bottledp. pr. & vb. n.
     To put into bottles; to inclose in, or as in, a bottle or
     bottles; to keep or restrain as in a bottle; as, to bottle
     wine or porter; to bottle up one's wrath.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bottle \Bot"tle\, n. [OE. botel, OF. botel, dim. of F. botte;
     cf. OHG. bozo bunch. See Boss stud.]
     A bundle, esp. of hay. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Chaucer.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other
           liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a
           narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
      2: the quantity contained in a bottle [syn: bottle,
      3: a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or
         formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and
         very young children [syn: bottle, feeding bottle,
         nursing bottle]
      v 1: store (liquids or gases) in bottles
      2: put into bottles; "bottle the mineral water"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  115 Moby Thesaurus words for "bottle":
     Dutch courage, alcohol, alcoholic drink, backbone, bag, barrel,
     basket, booze, bottle up, box, box in, box up, burden, cabin,
     calabash, can, canteen, capsule, carafe, carboy, carton, case,
     cask, casket, caster, cloister, closet, coffin, confine, contain,
     container, control, courage, cramp, crate, crib, cruet, cruse,
     cut off, decanter, demijohn, do up, encase, encyst, entomb, ewer,
     fiasco, fifth, fill, flacon, flagon, flask, flasket, freight,
     gourd, grit, gumption, guts, hamper, heap, heap up, hem in,
     hipflask, hold back, hold in check, hot-water bottle, immure, jar,
     jeroboam, jug, keep in check, lade, liquor, load, lota, magnum,
     manfulness, manliness, mass, mettle, moxie, mussuk, nerve, olla,
     pack, pack away, package, parcel, phial, pile, pluck, pocket, pot,
     put up, repress, restrain, sack, sauce, ship, spirits, spunk,
     stack, starch, stifle, store, stoup, stow, straiten, suppress,
     tank, the bottle, tin, trap, vacuum bottle, vial

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     a vessel made of skins for holding wine (Josh. 9:4. 13; 1 Sam.
     16:20; Matt. 9:17; Mark 2:22; Luke 5:37, 38), or milk (Judg.
     4:19), or water (Gen. 21:14, 15, 19), or strong drink (Hab.
       Earthenware vessels were also similarly used (Jer. 19:1-10; 1
     Kings 14:3; Isa. 30:14). In Job 32:19 (comp. Matt. 9:17; Luke
     5:37, 38; Mark 2:22) the reference is to a wine-skin ready to
     burst through the fermentation of the wine. "Bottles of wine" in
     the Authorized Version of Hos. 7:5 is properly rendered in the
     Revised Version by "the heat of wine," i.e., the fever of wine,
     its intoxicating strength.
       The clouds are figuratively called the "bottles of heaven"
     (Job 38:37). A bottle blackened or shrivelled by smoke is
     referred to in Ps. 119:83 as an image to which the psalmist
     likens himself.

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