from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A crooked tube of metal, to be introduced into the neck of a bottle for drawing out the liquid without disturbing the sediment or causing a gurgling noise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small tube inserted into the mouth of a bottle or carboy to admit air while the liquid is running out, and thereby prevent guggling or splashing of corrosive liquid.
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