- Carboy Car"boy (k[aum]r"boi), n. [Cf. Ir. & Gael carb basket; or Pers qur[=a]bah a sort of bottle.] A large, globular glass bottle, esp. one of green glass, inclosed in basket work or in a box, for protection; -- used commonly for carrying corrosive liquids; as sulphuric acid, etc. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.