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 for Bottle ale
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
        size.
  
     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,
        trunk.
  
     Feeding bottle, Nursing bottle, a bottle with a rubber
        nipple (generally with an intervening tube), used in
        feeding infants.
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