(Austral & NZ, history, informal) a dealer in empty bottles
a person or machine that washes bottles. chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He’s not just sales manager, he’s the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm. Historical Examples Marion Berkley Elizabeth B. Comins The Recipe for Diamonds Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne Marriage H. […]
(of a straight whiskey or brandy) bottled at 100 proof after aging at least four years and being stored untaxed under U.S. government supervision until released for sale by the manufacturer. noun
gas stored in portable cylinders under pressure. liquefied petroleum gas. noun butane or propane gas liquefied under pressure in portable containers and used in camping stoves, blowtorches, etc
drinking water, often spring water, sometimes carbonated, sealed in bottles and usually certified as pure.