half-bottle

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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.
He was found after being recognised in a shop where he'd bought two half-bottles of vodka just minutes apart.
and half-bottles (37,5 cl) of Champagne, the term champagne will be indicated on the cork - Annex 1b .
com), which includes a fresh, forward sauvignon blanc, Domaine Masson-Blondelet, 2010 Sancerre, Thauvenay, France; a classic steely chablis, William Fevre, 2009 Chablis, France; a Burgundy from the famous winemaking village of Gevrey-Chambertin, Harmand-Geoffroy, 2008 Bourgogne Rouge, France, which is drinking beautifully as half-bottles mature faster than normal size; and a full-bodied, brambly sangiovese, Fontodi 2009 Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy.
Langbaurgh East Magistrates heard Farrell had been drinking for 10 hours and consumed five cans of lager, two half-bottles of vodka, two half-bottles of whiskey and two bottles of wine.
At last, restaurants are stocking half-bottles as more than an afterthought; wine bars are serving pricier vintages by the glass; and California passed a law in July 2008 that lets wineries with licensed picnic areas sell by the glass, not just the bottle.
99), Richard Granger offer half-bottles of the splendid Domaine de Durban (pounds 8.
She believes more supermarkets, pubs and restaurants should be selling half-bottles of wine, instead of only the regular 75cl size.