carboy

[kahr-boi] /ˈkɑr bɔɪ/
noun
1.
a large glass bottle protected by basketwork or a wooden box, used especially for holding corrosive liquids.
Origin
1705–15; < Persian qarāba(h) < Arabic qarrābah big jug
Related forms
carboyed, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for carboys
carboy (ˈkɑːˌbɔɪ)
 
n
a large glass or plastic bottle, usually protected by a basket or box, used for containing corrosive liquids such as acids
 
[C18: from Persian qarāba]

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Word Origin and History for carboys
carboy
"large globular bottle covered with basketwork," 1753, probably from Pers. qarabah "large flagon."
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Tile value for carboys

14
15
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