n.1.One who attends a pugilist in a prize fight; - so called from the bottle of water of which he has charge.
2.One who assists or supports another in a contest; an abettor; a backer.
Lord Palmerston considered himself the bottleholder of oppressed states.
- The London Times.
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On top of this, there are large cup/ bottleholders, side pockets, overhead compartments, underseat drawers and other stowage areas so necessary when transporting a large family.