vial


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vial \Vi"al\ (v[imac]"al), n. [OE. viole, fiole, F. fiole. See
   Phial.]
   A small bottle, usually of glass; a little glass vessel with
   a narrow aperture intended to be closed with a stopper; as, a
   vial of medicine. [Written also phial.]
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         Take thou this vial, being then in bed,
         And this distilled liquor drink thou off. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vial \Vi"al\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vialedor Vialled; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Vialing or Vialling.]
   To put in a vial or vials. "Precious vialed liquors."
   --Milton.
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