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
ink + well (Wiktionary)