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 Meanings and Examples of PHIAL
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phial
 n.  glass vessel or bottle, especially a small bottle for medicines; vial
Classic Sentence:
1  He left the room, and returned in five minutes with a phial.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 83. The Hand of God.
2  The abbe made him smell the contents of the phial, and he again opened his eyes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 83. The Hand of God.
3  She saw a woman in a white dressing-gown pouring a liquor from a phial into her glass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
4  The latter recollected the terrible caution of Monte Cristo; she fancied that the hand not holding the phial clasped a long sharp knife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
5  I sought the key of the side-door in the kitchen; I sought, too, a phial of oil and a feather; I oiled the key and the lock.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  But in the sleep which the phial procured she sank far below such half-waking visitations, sank into depths of dreamless annihilation from which she woke each morning with an obliterated past.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
7  He had bounded across the room and had wrenched a small phial from her hand.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
8  He has been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in phials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw inclement summers.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
Example Sentence:
1  You must open the middle drawer of my toilet-table and take out a little phial and a little glass you will find there, -- quick!