Definition of nebuchadnezzar in English:

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nebuchadnezzar

Pronunciation: /ˌnɛbjʊkədˈnɛzə/

noun

A very large wine bottle, equivalent in capacity to about twenty regular bottles.
Example sentences
  • Mr Spencer used to deliver a Nebuchadnezzar of champagne to the Queen Mother every year on her birthday.
  • I put aside my Nebuchadnezzar of pale ale, and thought to myself, ‘I can't feel my neck!

Origin

Early 20th century: from Nebuchadnezzar (see Nebuchadnezzar II).

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