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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wire basket on the end of a rod to carry glass bottles, etc., to the annealing furnace.
  • n. An iron rod to be thrust into the mouths of bottles to carry them to the furnace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wire basket on the end of a rod to carry glass bottles, etc., to the annealing furnace; also, an iron rod to be thrust into the mouths of bottles, and used for the same purpose; -- called also pontee and punty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as faucet.
  • n. In glass-manuf.:
  • n. A basket of wire secured to the end of a rod, for the purpose of carrying the bottle from the mold or blowing-rod to the leer.
  • n. A rod put into the mouth of the bottle for the same purpose.

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