follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for inkstand
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for inkstand

inkstand

/ˈɪŋkˌstænd/
noun
1.
a stand or tray on which are kept writing implements and containers for ink
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for inkstand

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for inkstand

13
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for inkstand