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

  • Immediately I sent out for an ordinary infant's nursing bottle.

    Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup
  • The object of which we give a representation in Fig. 198, often erroneously classed as a lamp, is a nursing bottle, biberon.

  • The nursing bottle and the rubber caps must be kept scrupulously clean.

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

  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for nursing bottle

nursing bottle

another term (esp US) for feeding bottle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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