- empty beer bottle
Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.
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emptie — Australian Slang empty beer bottle … English dialects glossary
A Larum for London — A Larum for London, or the Siedge of Antwerp is a play written by an anonymous author around the year 1602. It provides a graphic reenactment of the sack of Antwerp by Spanish troops in 1576, sometimes called the Spanish Fury. Not widely printed… … Wikipedia
stead — 1. noun /stɛd/ a) The position or function (of someone or something), as taken on by a successor. For he ne wonneth in one certaine stead, / But restlesse walketh all the world around [...]. b) Figuratively, an emotional or circumstantial place… … Wiktionary
empty sacks will never stand upright — Extreme need makes survival impossible. Also used as an argument for taking food or drink (see quot. 1978) 1642 G. TORRIANO Select Italian Proverbs 90 Sacco vuoto non può star in piedi. An emptie sack cannot stand upright: nota, Applied to such… … Proverbs new dictionary