• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Siphon-bottle a glass bottle for containing aerated liquid, fitted with a glass tube reaching nearly to the bottom and bent like a siphon at the outlet
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Gr., siphōnsiphlos, hollow.


In literature:

Whiskey bottles and siphons of soda-water were within easy reach.
"The Octopus" by Frank Norris
Tea was ready, and a great and hospitable table of bottles, ice, and siphons.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
Dorward from a side table had seized the bottle of whiskey and a siphon, and was mixing himself a drink with trembling fingers.
"Havoc" by E. Philips Oppenheim
On table near body siphon of seltzer, bottle of imported limes, and glass for rickeys.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
This man was seated by a little table on which were a siphon, a bottle of iced water, and a tall tumbler nearly half-full of a yellow liquid.
"In the Wilderness" by Robert Hichens
Lanyard fetched glasses, a decanter, a siphon-bottle, and supplied his guest with a liberal hand before helping himself.
"Red Masquerade" by Louis Joseph Vance
My friend chose a dozen large siphon bottles of soda water.
"A Backward Glance at Eighty" by Charles A. Murdock
Next from a hidden cubby he produced siphon-water, glasses, and a black bottle of Scotch.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
Vandover understood, and, ringing for a bell-boy, ordered up three bottles of soda in siphon bottles.
"Vandover and the Brute" by Frank Norris
The lights of the music-room were burning brilliantly and on a table stood siphons and bottles and glasses.
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
Also there was a tumbler, a siphon of soda water, and a bottle of port.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Rainey pulled himself up for a fool at the way his thoughts were racing as the doctor came back with a bottle of Scotch whisky and a siphon.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
The footman carried a tray with a bottle, glass, ice, and siphon.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
On the wide veranda of the country club alone, with a siphon and a fancy, square, black bottle, sat Judge Thomas Van Dorn.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Two glasses, a siphon, and a bottle of cognac stand upon a rickety table close by.
"'O Thou, My Austria!'" by Ossip Schubin

In news:

The Japanese siphon bar, which makes brewed coffee, at the Blue Bottle Café in San Francisco.