brandy bottle


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brandy bottle

n
(Plants) another name for a yellow water lily
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"I'm damned!" said he, staggering to his feet and clutching the brandy bottle.
Shuan sitting at the table, with the brandy bottle and a tin pannikin in front of him.
If he had thoughts at all, they hung around that brandy bottle. The calm beauty of the African night could weave no spell upon him.
I cautiously snatched away the brandy bottle as I spoke, and was in the drawing-room with it in an instant.
My confidence was further restored by Captain Harris; ever a gross ruffian, with no refinements to his rascality, he had been at the brandy bottle after Rattray's example; and now was dozing on the latter's bed, taking his watch below when he could get it, like the good seaman he had been.
Mr Squeers then nudged Mrs Squeers to bring away the brandy bottle, lest Nicholas should help himself in the night; and the lady having seized it with great precipitation, they retired together.
Captain Wragge seized the brandy bottle in genuine alarm, and forced his visitor to drink a wine-glassful of the spirit before a word was said between them on either side.
And when I say "drinking," I speak not of smuggled gin or of brandy bottles held fiercely by the neck till they are empty.
My head had a sharp pain going through the middle, the transfiguration of what had been in the now empty brandy bottle I spotted on the desk.
It's been a while, indeed, since the Mayor and I had shared a brandy bottle at Davao's After Dark, the Mayor's favorite watering hole, which used to be owned by Ken Angeles.
Only days ago pals of the star denied he was having abreakdown after he was seen swigging from a brandy bottle and relieving himself by the M4.
"I always knew when the shop stewards had been in because the brandy bottle went.