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inkwell

[ingk-wel] /ˈɪŋkˌwɛl/
noun
1.
a small container for ink.
Also called, especially British, inkpot
[ingk-pot] /ˈɪŋkˌpɒt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; ink + well2
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inkwell

/ˈɪŋkˌwɛl/
noun
1.
a small container for pen ink, often let into the surface of a desk
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