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bottle cap

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noun

a device for closing or sealing a bottle, especially a metal cover with a cork gasket fitting tightly over the mouth of a glass or plastic bottle, held in place by crimping the edge of the cap over the lip or flange of the bottle.

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Origin of bottle cap

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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