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1. A hollow vessel of glass, wood, leather or other material, with a narrow mouth, for holding and carrying liquors. The oriental nations use skins or leather for the conveyance of liquors and of this kind are the bottles mentioned in scripture. "Put new wine into bottles." In Europe and America, glass is used for liquors of all kinds and farmers use small cags or hollow vessels of wood. The small kinds of glass bottles are called vials or phials.
2. The contents of a bottle as much as a bottle contains but from the size of bottles used for wine, porter and cyder, a bottle is nearly a quart as a bottle of wine or a porter.
3. A quantity of hay in a bundle a bundle of hay.

BOT'TLE, To put into bottles as, to bottle wine or porter. This includes the stopping of the bottles with corks.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Bottle'. King James Dictionary.

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