bottle imp

bottle imp

bottle imp ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. Cartesian diver.

Origin of bottle imp First recorded in 1815–25 Examples from the Web for bottle imp Historical Examples of bottle imp

  • Magistrate: The witness has the bottle-imp in her mind, perhaps?

    Great Porter Square, v. 1

    Benjamin Leopold Farjeon

  • Misery is a bottle-imp which you may put to your lips without going through the swing-doors of experience.

    The Life of Francis Thompson

    Everard Meynell

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