Ink-bag

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Ink-bag a sac in some cuttle-fishes, containing a black viscid fluid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. enque (Fr. encre)—Low L. encaustum, the purple-red ink used by the later Roman emperors—Gr. engkaustonengkaiein, to burn in. See Encaustic.

Usage

In literature:

The dish is composed of small cuttle-fish (with their ink-bags) boiled with rice or other vegetables.
"Notes & Queries 1850.01.26" by Various
He took a penny bottle of ink and a pen out of the bookcase, and also, from the lowest shelf, a bag of money and a long narrow account book.
"The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories" by Arnold Bennett
Cuttlefishes, by discharging sepia from their ink-bags, are able to throw dust in the eyes of their enemies.
"The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by J. Arthur Thomson
Zere is two or t'ree people here zat catch ze octopus an' sen' ze ink bags to Frisco.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Has ink bag for protection.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Then she took out the leather-cased ink-bottle from her dressing-bag, and some paper.
"The Boy with Wings" by Berta Ruck
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In news:

The bag can't have ink on it or it will catch fire.
Mutoh America, Inc.'s adapter will accommodate four 1,000ml Eco-Ultra ink bags (CMYK).
Mutoh America, Inc, a supplier of wide-format printers, introduced the new 4 Liter High Capacity Ink Pack Adapter, which will accommodate four 1,000ml Eco-Ultra ink bags (CMYK).
Mutoh America's (www.mutoh.com) 4-l ink-pack adapter that accommodates four 1000-ml Eco-Ultra ink bags (CMYK).
The Eco-Ultra ink bags are compatible with the ValueJet 1324, 1624, and 1638 printers.
Offset , Gravure Ink Pigments Weighed by Bulk Bag Discharging Systems.
Kraft paper (or brown paper bag), snowflake stamp (s), white pigment ink pad, white acrylic paint, paint brush.
Last year, we used black ink to make a fingerprint on sheets of paper and envelopes, covers for Post-It Notes, gift bags, and gift tags.
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