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pilgrim bottle

or pilgrim's bottle

  1. a flat-sided water bottle having two loops at the side of a short neck for a suspending cord or chain.
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Origin of pilgrim bottle

First recorded in 1870–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Fig. 56 is a pilgrim-bottle, bought at the Bernal sale by the British Museum for eighteen pounds.

    Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876

    Charles Wyllys Elliott