inkstand

[ ingk-stand ]
/ ˈɪŋkˌstænd /

noun

a small stand, usually on a desk, for holding ink, pens, etc.
a small container for ink.

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Origin of inkstand

First recorded in 1765–75; ink + stand
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British Dictionary definitions for inkstand

inkstand
/ (ˈɪŋkˌstænd) /

noun

a stand or tray on which are kept writing implements and containers for ink
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