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inkstand

[ingk-stand] /ˈɪŋkˌstænd/
noun
1.
a small stand, usually on a desk, for holding ink, pens, etc.
2.
a small container for ink.
Origin of inkstand
1765-1775
1765-75; ink + stand
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Examples from the web for inkstand
  • There was an inkstand in the room, but the ink was so thick that it was of no use.
  • Here is an inkstand, here are pens and paper, here are wafers.
  • She had her blotting-book under her arm, and an inkstand in her hand.
British Dictionary definitions for inkstand

inkstand

/ˈɪŋkˌstænd/
noun
1.
a stand or tray on which are kept writing implements and containers for ink
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