inkwell

noun ink·well \ ˈiŋk-ˌwel \

Definition of inkwell

: a container (as in a desk) for ink

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First Known Use of inkwell

circa 1875


INKWELL Defined for English Language Learners

inkwell

noun

Definition of inkwell for English Language Learners

  • : a small container in the surface of a desk that was used in the past for holding ink


INKWELL Defined for Kids

inkwell

noun ink·well \ ˈiŋk-ˌwel \

Definition of inkwell for Students

: a container for ink


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