Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wicker- or basket-work covering of a demijohn or carboy.

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Examples

  • In the meantime the captain went down to the cabin, and the chaplain, having followed him, found him at his bottle-case pouring out a large dram of brandy.

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