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bottle baby

noun
1.
an infant fed by bottle from birth, as distinguished from one who is breast-fed.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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bottle baby

noun phrase

A derelict alcoholic; Skid Row Bum

[1920s+ Police; fr the term for an infant fed with a bottle]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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