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EtymologyEdit

From Persian قرابه‎ (qarrâbeh, qarrâbah).

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NounEdit

carboy (plural carboys)

  1. A large, rigid bottle, originally made of glass and mainly used for fermentation, and now commonly made of plastic and used to store liquids.
    Synonym: demijohn

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carboy (third-person singular simple present carboys, present participle carboying, simple past and past participle carboyed)

  1. (transitive) To bottle in a carboy.
    • 1936, New York (State) Agricultural Experiment Station, Bulletin (issues 658-679, page 14)
      Juice bottled or carboyed at this high temperature is difficult to cool rapidly because of the danger of breakage of glass.