Definition of Bottle screw
1. Noun. A bottle opener that pulls corks.
Generic synonyms: Bottle Opener
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bottle Screw
Literary usage of Bottle screw
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: in twenty-four volumes. by William Makepeace Thackeray (1869)
"Thank thee, my boy: and here is a crown- piece in return for thy bottle-screw :—it shall open us a bottle of the very best too," says my father. ..."
2. Elementary Manual on Applied Mechanics Specially Arranged for the Use of by Andrew Jamieson (1902)
"Efficiency, &c., of a Combined Lever, Screw, and Pulley Gear- Example I.—Bottle Screw-Jack — Example II. — Traversing Screw- jack—Screw Press for ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1850)
"Well, I went home in my new waistcoat ns fine us a peacock ; and when I gave the bottle-screw to my father, bogging him to take it as a token of my ..."
4. The Medical Times and Gazette (1879)
"Yet the bottle screw at that time appears to have been the common name of the article, for the poet concludes his tale with— " By me shall Birmingham become ..."