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CARBOY (from the Pers. gardbah, a fla...

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 313 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARBOY (from the Pers. gardbah, a flagon), a large globular glass vessel or bottle, encased in wicker or iron-work for protection, used chiefly for holding vitriol, nitric acid and other corrosive liquids.
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