casting-bottle love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small vial for holding or for sprinkling perfumes; a caster. Also called casting-glass.

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Examples

  • Then all rose up and the cook poured water on their hands; 469 and, loosing a silken waist-shawl, dried them and sprinkled them with rose-water from a casting-bottle he had by him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they ate till they were satisfied, when Bedreddin rose and poured water on their hands, wiping them with a napkin of silk, which he loosed from his waist; after which he sprinkled rose-water on them from a casting-bottle he had by him.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

  • Then all rose up and the cook poured water on their hands; [FN#469] and, loosing a silken waist-shawl, dried them and sprinkled them with rose-water from a casting-bottle he had by him.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Quoth the Jew, "For the present, take this casting-bottle of rose-water and go forthright and sprinkle them therewith: an they be aswoon for this their union and embrace, they will recover, and if otherwise, then take to flight."

    Arabian nights. English

  • The Shaykh snatched the casting-bottle from the Jew and going up to the twain, sprinkled their faces, whereupon they came to themselves and fell to relating each to other that which they had suffered, since both had been parted, for the pangs of severance.

    Arabian nights. English

  • "If you please, sire, it is possible that Mademoiselle de Grammont may have wet my coat with her casting-bottle when we all played together at

    The Refugees

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