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Definition of Ten Green Bottles from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Ten Green Bottles

 
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a traditional song, sung especially by children. It is about ten bottles falling off a wall one by one and many of the words are repeated many times. The song begins:
Ten green bottles hanging on the wall.Ten green bottles hanging on the wall.And if one green bottle should accidentally fall,There'll be nine green bottles hanging on the wall.Nine green bottles hanging on the wall.Nine green bottles …