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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section I. Space in General
3. Existence in Space
 
191. Receptacle.
 
  
NOUN:RECEPTACLE, container; inclosure [See Inclosure]; recipient, receiver, reservatory [obs.].
  COMPARTMENT; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, recess, nook; crypt, stall, pigeonhole, cove, oriel; cave (concavity) [See Concavity]; mouth.
  CAPSULE, vesicle, cyst, pod, calyx, cancelli, utricle, bladder; pericarp, udder.
  STOMACH, paunch, belly, venter, ventricle, ingluvies, crop, craw, maw, gizzard, breadbasket [slang], Little Mary [slang]; omasum, manyplies, abomasum, rumen, reticulum.
  BAG, sac, sack, saccule, wallet, pocket, pouch, fob, sheath, scabbard, socket, cardcase, scrip [archaic], poke [chiefly dial.], knapsack, haversack, satchel, reticule, budget [dial.], net; ditty-bag, -box; housewife or hussif; saddlebags; portfolio; quiver (magazine) [See Store].
  CASE, chest, box, coffer, caddy, casket; pyx or pix, monstrance [R. C. Ch.]; caisson; desk, bureau, reliquary, shrine; trunk, portmanteau, bandbox, valise, grip or gripsack [colloq., U. S.], suitcase, handbag, Boston bag, school bag, brief case, traveling-bag, Gladstone or Gladstone bag; skippet, vasculum; boot, imperial [now rare]; vache [F.]; cage, manger, rack.
  VESSEL, vase, bushel, barrel; canister, jar; pottle, basket, pannier; buck basket, clothes basket, hopper, maund [obs.], creel, cran or crane [Scot.], crate, cradle, bassinet, whisket or wisket [dial. Eng.]; jardinière [F.], corbeille [F.], hamper, dosser or dorser, tray, hod, scuttle, utensil; brazier; cuspidor, spittoon.
  [FOR LIQUIDS] cistern (store) [See Store]; vat, caldron or cauldron, barrel, cask, puncheon, keg, rundlet, tun, butt, firkin, kilderkin, carboy, amphora, bottle, jar, decanter, ewer, cruse, carafe, crock, kit [dial. Eng.], canteen, flagon; demijohn; flask, flasket; stoup or stoop, noggin, vial, phial, cruet, caster; urn, epergne, salver, patella, tazza [It.], patera; piggin; biggin, percolator, coffeepot, coffee urn, teapot, tea urn, samovar; tig or tyg [dial. Eng.], nipperkin [now rare], pocket pistol [slang], tub, bucket, pail, skeel [dial.], pot, tankard, jug, pitcher, mug, pipkin; gallipot; matrass or mattrass, receiver, retort, alembic, bolthead, capsule, can, kettle; bowl, basin, jorum [colloq.], punch bowl, cup, goblet, chalice, tumbler, glass, rummer, horn, saucepan, skillet, posnet [obs.], tureen.
  bail, beaker, billy [Australia], cannikin or canakin; catch basin, catch drain; chatti or chatty [India], lota or lotah [India], mussuk or mussuck [India]; schooner [U. S.], spider, terrine, toby, urceus [L.].
  PLATE, platter, dish, trencher, calabash, porringer, potager [obs.], saucer, pan, crucible; glassware, tableware; vitrics.
  LADLE, dipper, tablespoon, spoon; shovel, trowel, spatula.
  CUPBOARD, closet, commode, cellaret, chiffonier or chiffonnier, chiffonnière [F.], locker, bin, bunker, buffet, press, clothespress, safe, sideboard, drawer, chest of drawers, till, escritoire, scrutoire [obs.], secretary, secrétaire [F.], davenport, book-case, cabinet, canterbury; étagère [F.], vargueno, vitrine.
  CHAMBER, apartment, room, cabin; office, court, hall, atrium; suite of rooms, apartment [U. S.], flat, story; saloon, salon [F.], parlor; by-room, cubicle; presence chamber; living-, sitting-, drawing-, reception-, state- room; best room [colloq.], keeping room [dial. Eng.]; gallery, cabinet, closet; pew, box; boudoir; adytum, sanctum; bedroom, dormitory; refectory, dining room, salle-à-manger [F.]; nursery, schoolroom; library, study; studio; billiard room, bathroom, smoking room; den; state room, tablinum, tenement.
  attic, loft, garret, cockloft, clerestory; cellar, vault, hold, cockpit; cubbyhole; cook house; entre-sol [F.]; mezzanine or mezzanine floor; ground floor, rez-de-chaussée [F.], basement, kitchen, pantry, bawarchi-khana [Hind.], scullery, offices; storeroom (depository) [See Store]; lumber room; dairy, laundry, coach house; garage; hangar; outhouse, penthouse; lean-to.
  PORTICO, porch, stoop [U. S.], veranda, lobby, court, hall, vestibule, corridor, passage; anteroom, antechamber; lounge; piazza [= veranda, U. S.].
  BOWER, arbor, summerhouse, alcove, grotto, hermitage; conservatory, greenhouse.
  LODGING (abode) [See Abode]; bed (support) [See Support].
  CARRIAGE (vehicle) [See Vehicle].
  
ADJECTIVE:capsular; saccular, sacculated; recipient; ventricular, cystic, vascular, vesicular, cellular, camerated, locular, multilocular, polygastric; gastric, stomachic, gasteral [rare]; marsupial; siliquose, siliquous.

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