half-bottle

half-bottle

n
a bottle half the size of a standard bottle of wine, spirits, etc
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He felt, in the dark, in the locker, put his fingers in the Roman pie, and got some sandwiches, and he also opened rather successfully a half-bottle of champagne.
On the table was an end of candle in an iron candlestick, and a half-bottle of vodka, nearly finished.
The last fifteen lumps Kayerts had solemnly locked away in his box, together with a half-bottle of Cognac, "in case of sickness," he explained.
another half-bottle of this," and Raffles leant across the table as the empty one was taken away.
A 70-year-old motorcyclist allegedly admitted to drinking alcohol and a half-bottle of DayQuil cold medicine before he wrecked his motorcycle in a crash that killed an 89-year-old woman in Florence last October, new documents filed in Lane County Circuit Court assert.
I entered this world for no other reason than to play that part of Mrs Gamp" Actress Miriam Margolyes, above "It's important not to become angry, no matter how difficult life is, because you can lose all hope if you can't laugh at yourself and at life in general" Professor Stephen Hawking "As I look forward to my 85th birthday in March and my brother's 89th in the autumn, she is unlikely to persuade me to desist from my nightly half-bottle, or he from his" Tory peer Lord Tebbit scorns the warning about drinking red wine issued by England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies
It's a special on his food menu: Champagne and Hand-Cut Fries tossed in truffle oil, rosemary and sea salt; priced at $49 with a half-bottle or $84 for a 750-ml.
33 for a half-bottle from ACostco, it's not the cheapest but would be the perfect end to a great meal.
For larger spills, such as a half-bottle of wine, cleaning with the hot water extraction method is recommended, Tuck says.
Out of date law YOUR correspondent PD is right describing as out-of-date the present licensing law which prohibits any off-licence (as distinct from the out-door department of a public house) from selling a quantity of spirits less than a single half-bottle.
Two minutes later, he came back for another half-bottle of Glen's vodka and a lighter.
Jeffery Sparke, 39, was disqualified for 12 months after he downed a half-bottle of Jack Daniels then attempted to drive off with his nine-year-old daughter - and assaulted his mother-inlaw and a family friend, when they stopped him.