to nurse or feed (an infant or young animal) with milk or other nourishment from a nursing bottle.
to nurture or teach with exaggerated care:
We had to bottle-feed the new salesman on how to make door-to-door calls.
to feed an infant or young animal from a nursing bottle.
verb -feeds, -feeding, -fed
to feed (a baby) with milk from a bottle instead of breast-feeding
brittle fern. a fern, Cystopteris fragilis, of rocky, wooded areas throughout North America, having grayish-green fronds and brittle stalks.
glass of a deep green or amber color. Historical Examples The Lighthouse R.M. Ballantyne The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang The White Man’s Foot Grant Allen The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole The Yellow Fairy Book Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris Reminiscences of Glass-making Deming Jarves noun […]
See under gourd (def 1). the hard-shelled fruit of any of various plants, especially those of Lagenaria siceraria (white-flowered gourd or bottle gourd) whose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepo (yellow-flowered gourd) used ornamentally. Compare gourd family. a plant bearing such a fruit. a dried and excavated gourd shell […]