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nursing bottle

a bottle with a rubber nipple, from which an infant sucks milk, water, etc.
Origin of nursing bottle
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Mr. Billings looked at the nursing-bottle, and then he drew out his watch and looked at that.

  • Well, sir, not to tire you, I made a nursing-bottle for the baby and fed it.

    Hidden Hand Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • We do not find it necessary to feed our patriotism with a nursing-bottle.

    Germany and the Germans Price Collier
  • She held on to the baby, and Mrs. Dennison, putting on her hat and coat, went in search of a nursing-bottle.

    The Precipice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • Then he wanted to know what was in Souris' pack, whether I carried condensed milk for my nursing-bottle.

    The Princess Passes Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • He is fed by means of a nursing-bottle made of a yard of rubber hose and a large funnel.

  • She had to get a baby's nursing-bottle to raise the lamb with, and it is just too funny to see her feed it.

British Dictionary definitions for nursing-bottle

nursing bottle

another term (esp US) for feeding bottle
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