Definition of Smelling bottle
1. Noun. A bottle containing smelling salts.
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Literary usage of Smelling bottle
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1. Our social bees; or, Pictures of town & country life, and other papers by Andrew Wynter (1861)
"BRITANNIA'S smelling bottle. DID the reader ever ask himself, as ho passed a perfumer's shop,— How aro these delicate odours that strike HO sweetly upon tho ..."
2. Lucius Q. C. Lamar: His Life, Times, and Speeches. 1825-1893 by Edward Mayes (1896)
"But the old preacher went on with his quotations: "' Bless the Lord, O my smelling bottle! and all that is within me, bless his holy name! ..."
3. Recollections of a Lifetime by John Goode (1906)
"brethren and sisters, when the soul leaves the body it is a mere evaporation, a mere exhalation as it were, as if you would uncork a smelling-bottle. ..."
4. Royal Memoirs on the French Revolution: Containing, I. a Narrative of the by Marie-Thérèse Charlotte Angoulême, Louis, John Wilson Croker (1823)
"They left her only a pocket-handkerchief and a smelling-bottle, lest she should feel ill. She was now hurried away, after having embraced me, and charging ..."