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Definition of "ink-bottle" [ink-bottle]

  • An inkstand; also, the receptacle for ink in an inkstand. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "ink-bottle" in a sentence
  • "But not in so much closure that he couldn't draw on his prodigious memory to quote Cervantes' Don Quixote and tell me, "The next time we speak, Make haste; tell me all, and let not an atom be left behind in the ink-bottle.""
  • "Now, a private pen or ink-bottle is seldom allowed to be in such a state, and the combination of the two must be quite rare."
  • "It was flowing like a stream, well spelt, the work of a man accustomed to the ink-bottle and the dictionary, of a man already called in the parish a good scholar."