from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thick strong bottle, usually made of green or black glass.
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It receives its name from its resemblance in shape to a junk-bottle.
So the man laughed, and opened his mouth; and Jackson made him step out under the scuttle, where the light came down from deck; and then made him throw his head back, while he looked into it, and probed a little with his jackknife, like a baboon peering into a junk-bottle.
_ Send a junk-bottle to the butcher, and have several gall-bladders emptied into it.
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