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nursing bottle

a bottle with a rubber nipple, from which an infant sucks milk, water, etc.
Origin of nursing bottle
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Immediately I sent out for an ordinary infant's nursing bottle.

    Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup
  • The nursing bottle and the rubber caps must be kept scrupulously clean.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
  • The amount of the powder used and the temperature of the water depend upon the amount of milk in the nursing bottle.

  • I slipped out and ran to the hospital for a nursing bottle and some milk, that Blant might feed the poor little starving babe.

    Mothering on Perilous

    Lucy S. Furman
  • The nursing bottle should at all times be kept thoroughly clean by rinsing in hot water and washing in hot soapsuds.

  • To this his wife remarked, "Fiddlesticks," and began to feed Pershing from a nursing bottle.

  • The object of which we give a representation in Fig. 198, often erroneously classed as a lamp, is a nursing bottle, biberon.

British Dictionary definitions for nursing bottle

nursing bottle

another term (esp US) for feeding bottle
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