Bocal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bocal A cylindrical glass vessel, with a large and short neck.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bocal A cylindrical glass vessel with a short, wide neck and large mouth, used to contain anatomical specimens and the like, preserved in spirits.
    • n bocal The mouthpiece of a brass musical instrument, as a horn, a trumpet, or a trombone.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Monsieur Guillardin, impelled almost by force by his tenant Monsieur Bocal, found himself in the ballroom at the rear.
"Frédérique; vol. 1" by Charles Paul de Kock
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