Origin of carboy
Examples from the Web for carboy
But in his carboy was a fresh tiger bone, acquired recently.
"It is all up with us," said Mr. Carboy, the mate, as he dropped the halyard.The Coming Wave|Oliver Optic
Mr. Fluxion was absent only an hour, and during his absence Dr. Carboy watched the students every moment of the time.
And even as the liquid flew through the air I knew it for what it was—undiluted sulphuric acid, two gallons of it from the carboy.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
Carboy—who don't know any more about a vessel than a kitten does of the ten commandments—will tell you to do it.
"Mr. Carboy," he said in a voice that needed roughage badly.The Man Who Played to Lose|Laurence Mark Janifer
British Dictionary definitions for carboy
Word Origin for carboy
Word Origin and History for carboy
"large globular bottle covered with basketwork," 1753, probably ultimately from Persian qarabah "large flagon."