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(384–322 bc), Greek philosopher and scientist.
A bottle.‘it was his fourth for the morning by the look of the three empty aristotles rolling around on the car floor’
- ‘We had a couple of pints and an Aristotle of wine and dinner.’
- ‘I have several dozen aristotles of beer in the shed.’
- ‘We make money from your empty Aristotles.’
- ‘Seein' as I knows 'ow y're partial to the stuff, I thought I brin' y' an Aristotle.’
- ‘He told the accused that he was going to arrest them. Regan said. "Oh, are you?" and called out. "Pass me an 'Aristotle.'"’
- ‘We got a couple of aristotles in the fridge, mum?’
- ‘There was a time when you could go to your local bottle shop and order an Aristotle of the amber fluid.’
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