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  • noun slang An empty container, usually a bottle or can which contained an alcoholic beverage.


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  • 'From one pocket he drew a bottle, offering it to Stan, who shook his head. Pete took a pull, then another, and corked the bottle. Then he drew the cork out, finished it, and heaved it into the night. "Dead soldier."

    - Nightmare Alley, William Lindsay Gresham

    July 1, 2012