Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small reservoir for ink. Also called inkstand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A container for ink, designed and usually positioned so that a person may conveniently dip a pen into it whenever a refill is needed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped

Etymologies

ink +‎ well (Wiktionary)

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