inkstand


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ink·stand

 (ĭngk′stănd′)
n.
1. A tray or rack for pens and bottles of ink.
2. See inkwell.

inkstand

(ˈɪŋkˌstænd)
n
a stand or tray on which are kept writing implements and containers for ink

ink•stand

(ˈɪŋkˌstænd)

n.
1. a small stand, usu. on a desk, for holding ink, pens, etc.
2. an inkwell.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inkstand - a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dippedinkstand - a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped
well - a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
2.inkstand - a tray or stand for writing implements and containers for ink
tray - an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food
Translations

inkstand

[ˈɪŋkstænd] Nescribanía f

inkstand

[ˈɪŋkˌstænd] ncalamaio
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On her way out, she noticed a table in a corner, with an inkstand and a paper-case on it, and tried, without attracting his attention, to take the writing materials away.
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This chap (why you must have come down in the night and been peeping into the inkstand, to get this blot upon your eyebrow, you old rascal
said the Queen furiously, throwing an inkstand at the Lizard as she spoke.
I will kill him," I shouted suddenly, striking the table with my fist so that the ink spurted out of the inkstand.
Danglars was one of those men born with a pen behind the ear, and an inkstand in place of a heart.
I came to look for you, and after waiting a little while in hope of your coming in, was making use of your inkstand to explain my errand.
They found a table, inkstand, and materials for writing.
murmured the letter-writer, dipping a reed in the inkstand.