bottle-coaster love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of deep tray with divisions for bottles, in which decanters of wine or cordial are passed round a dinner- or banquet-table after the dessert: sometimes made for one decanter only.

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Examples

  • Oh, Clarence, I wish you had seen the two Lady R. 's sticking close to one another, their father pushing them on together, like two decanters in a bottle-coaster, with such magnificent diamond labels round their necks! '

    Belinda

  • Clarence, I wish you had seen the two Lady R. 's sticking close to one another, their father pushing them on together, like two decanters in a bottle-coaster, with such magnificent diamond labels round their necks! "

    Tales and Novels — Volume 03

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