a bottle half the size of a standard bottle of wine, spirits, etc

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Examples from the Web for half-bottle

Historical Examples of half-bottle

  • Smith will bring me up a bit of chicken and a half-bottle of Heidsieck.

    The Island Mystery

    George A. Birmingham

  • However, the half-bottle came, and we drank it with great gusto.


    Leo Tolstoy

  • I slung the half-bottle round my neck, and carried my hat full of water in my hands.

  • We each had a half-bottle of the famous wine, and truly its reputation is not unmerited.

  • Seems that half-bottle of liver dope had scouted round, found all them chocolate creams, and rared up for battle.

    A Man in the Open

    Roger Pocock