nursing bottle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nursing bottle a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nursing bottle a bottle with a rubber nipple (generally with an intervening tube), used in feeding infants.
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Usage

In literature:

It is usually given the child in a nursing bottle.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
They will show how to keep the nursing bottles clean, and the nipples sweet and fresh.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Once he woke up, and took the bottle in his hand and started to pour it out just as the nurse came past.
"Shelled by an Unseen Foe" by James Fiske
Quartermaster's out of nursing-bottles!
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Under the pillow Olga found a bottle which she handed without a word, to the nurse.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
We have sent for milk and nursing-bottles.
"The Blue Wall" by Richard Washburn Child
After the nursing, the bottles should at once be rinsed with cold water.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
The old gentleman gave a groan, and sat down, nursing his big bottle as if it were a baby.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
Well, she told me a satchet was something for the stummick, and I thought a nursing bottle was the nearest thing to it.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
When the girls visited "Pervyse" next morning, the grandmother was nursing him with sugar and water from a quart bottle.
"Young Hilda at the Wars" by Arthur Gleason
This lamp served also as a nurseing bottle for the babies.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Cryin' for Carlsen like a kid for its nurse an' bottle.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
Jem Bottles probably would have gone away nursing his wrath and his injury, and planning to waylay the kicker on a convenient night.
"The O'Ruddy" by Stephen Crane
But the nurse fetched a bottle of wine, and plied him with drink until he no longer had wits enough left to refuse.
"Old-Time Stories" by Charles Perrault
Immediately I sent out for an ordinary infant's nursing bottle.
"Sawdust & Spangles" by W. C. Coup
The nurse poured out another tumbler from a bottle and again held the tube to his lips.
"Mortmain" by Arthur Cheny Train
It is quite exceptional for a babe to be brought up in the East on the bottle; should its mother be unable to nurse it a wet-nurse is procured.
"Turkey" by Julius R. Van Millingen
She had seen dolls' nurse bottles, and she bought one, filled it with milk just warm, and the little kitten took to it at once.
"Daisy" by Miranda Eliot Swan
Sallie had contrived a nursing bottle for the infant.
"Girls of Highland Hall" by Carolyn Watson Rankin
Late in life to become nurse and keep the bottle and pap-bowl going, eh, old man?
"In the Roar of the Sea" by Sabine Baring-Gould
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In news:

Kurtis Mainland, 7, holds a bottle of the recently FDA-approved drug, Kalydeco, while standing with his doctor, John Schuen (left) and his favorite nurse, Brian Postma.
Born on Nov 23, to encourage him to nurse or drink from a bottle.
Born on Nov 23, to encourage him to nurse or drink from a bottle. .
Brittany and Timothy and Langdon saunter in, sipping on water bottles or dipping into baskets of French fries, clad in fleece vests and frayed nurses' scrubs, Birkenstocks and warm-up pants, Kangol hats.
Michele Thompson, a lactation specialist for Altoona Regional Health Systems, nursed her first child, Kristin, just six weeks before introducing a bottle.
From bottles to strollers to nursing pillows, our producers share their ultimate baby must-haves.
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