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ink·stand

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

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

(ˈɪŋkˌstænd)

n.
1. a small stand, usu. on a desk, for holding ink, pens, etc.
2. an inkwell.
[1765–75]
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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
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Translations

inkstand

[ˈɪŋkstænd] Nescribanía f
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inkstand

[ˈɪŋkˌstænd] ncalamaio
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References in classic literature ?
"You'd have nothing but horses, inkstands, and novels in yours," answered Meg petulantly.
This time the opportunity presented what he fatuously termed to himself a "cinch." A young woman of a modest and pleasing guise was standing before a show window gazing with sprightly interest at its display of shaving mugs and inkstands, and two yards from the window a large policeman of severe demeanour leaned against a water plug.
"He did not," the Inkstand replied; "he isn't at all forehanded at repartee."
With the round top of an inkstand and two broken bits of sealing-wax he is silently and slowly working out whatever train of indecision is in his mind.
"You have a room of your own," and she took the inkstand from Nicholas.
I looked at nothing, that I know of, but I saw everything, even to the prospect of a church upon his china inkstand, as I sat down - and this, too, was a faculty confirmed in me in the old Micawber times.
'I have no doubt you are, my friend,' replied the old gentleman: fixing his spectacles more firmly on his nose, and looking about him for the inkstand.
Danglars was one of those men born with a pen behind the ear, and an inkstand in place of a heart.
Then rising, and taking from the trunk a little desk, he placed it on a table near the fire, unlocked it with a key he carried in his pocket, sat down before it, took out a pen, and, before dipping it in the inkstand, sucked it--to compose the fashion of his mouth perhaps, on which a smile was hovering yet.
There were two or three games and there was a beautiful little writing-case with a gold monogram on it and a gold pen and inkstand.
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!) murdered his master, and, considering that he wasn't brought up to evidence, didn't plan it badly."
`Never!' said the Queen furiously, throwing an inkstand at the Lizard as she spoke.