To this fleet belonged the three ships which tried to bottle up Morgan in Lake Maracaibo.
However, Stansfield has to bottle up his feelings, and, behold!
He tilted the bottle up to the light of a street lamp and saw a yellow gleam.
bottle up your metaphors and give us a page of business-like fluency!
You two lads are to bottle up some sleep now, for unless I'm mistaken we shall make a change of quarters by sunset.
He held the bottle up and squinted through it, sighing gustily.
"You bottle up when it comes to that," said Sally philosophically.
I could see myself in a new suit, having a bottle up at the Haymarket.
Perfume with essence (otto) of roses; give a very pale pink hue with tincture of cochineal, filter and bottle up.
Give some to the boys outside, then bring the bottle up to us.
mid-14c., originally of leather, from Old French boteille (12c., Modern French bouteille), from Vulgar Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis "a cask," which is perhaps from Greek. The bottle, figurative for "liquor," is from 17c.
1640s, from bottle (n.). Related: Bottled; bottling.