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widemouthed

[wahyd-mouth d, -moutht] /ˈwaɪdˌmaʊðd, -ˌmaʊθt/
adjective
1.
(of a person, object, body of water, etc.) having a wide, mouth:
a widemouthed river.
2.
(of a person) having the mouth opened wide, as in astonishment or horror.
Origin of widemouthed
1585-1595
1585-95; wide + mouth + -ed3
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  • Procure a wide mouthed bottle, with solid glass stopper; fill with water and insert the stopper; let the exterior be well dried.

    Guano Solon Robinson
  • One pound lean beef and one pound veal, cut up small, and put in a wide mouthed jar.

  • From among them he drew a wide–mouthed bottle of leeches, and set it upon the table.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • In that where the meat was suspended in a wide mouthed bottle while the vinegar was made into spirit.

  • The jar or wide mouthed bottle used for shellac should be kept covered else a great deal will be lost by evaporation.

    Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster
  • On opposite sidewalks they stood, sweating like brown stone china ice pitchers, wide mouthed as two bull-alligators.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • Clean them thoroughly, put them in a wide mouthed bottle and cover with cider vinegar, or wine for fourteen days.

  • It is made by taking fish of almost any kind, cutting them into small pieces, and putting in a wide mouthed bottle.

    Science of Trapping Elmer Harry Kreps
  • This should be mixed in a wide mouthed bottle or small pan and applied with a common paint brush.

  • "No," the blur of Beldman answered and suddenly he came into focus, walking up, his wide mouthed gun unwavering in his hand.

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