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inkwell

[ ingk-wel ]
/ ˈɪŋkˌwɛl /
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noun
a small container for ink.
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Also called, especially British, ink·pot [ingk-pot]. /ˈɪŋkˌpɒt/.

Origin of inkwell

First recorded in 1870–75; ink + well2

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British Dictionary definitions for inkwell

inkwell
/ (ˈɪŋkˌwɛl) /

noun
a small container for pen ink, often let into the surface of a desk
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