nursing bottle



a bottle with a rubber nipple, from which an infant sucks milk, water, etc.

Origin of nursing bottle

First recorded in 1860–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nursing bottle

Historical Examples of nursing bottle

  • Well, sir, not to tire you, I made a nursing-bottle for the baby and fed it.

    Hidden Hand

    Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

  • We do not find it necessary to feed our patriotism with a nursing-bottle.

  • She held on to the baby, and Mrs. Dennison, putting on her hat and coat, went in search of a nursing-bottle.

    The Precipice

    Elia Wilkinson Peattie

  • Then he wanted to know what was in Souris' pack, whether I carried condensed milk for my nursing-bottle.

    The Princess Passes

    Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson

  • Mr. Billings looked at the nursing-bottle, and then he drew out his watch and looked at that.

British Dictionary definitions for nursing bottle

nursing bottle


another term (esp US) for feeding bottle
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