American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base.
- n. Archaic A drinking bowl without handles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A crater-shaped drinking-vessel of glass or other material, without a handle. A large drinking-vessel for wine, especially one used in festivities or on ceremonious occasions.
- n. In the United States, a glass with a foot and stem, as distinguished from a tumbler.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of cup or drinking vessel having a foot or standard, but without a handle.
- n. a drinking glass with a base and stem
- n. a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
- Old French gobellet, diminutive of gobel, from or related to the verb gober ("to ingest"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English gobelet, from Old French, diminutive of gobel, cup, probably of Celtic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Twilight fan! on Jun 20, 2008 ok yea they should totally switch the actors for edward and jacob. lik i know that they fit apperance wise their characters but Stephanie Meyers makes Edward seem really hot and the guy playing him (wasnt he in goblet of fire? the guy who dies?) really isnt that good of like a looker. no offense or anything. i love the books and hope the movie turns out really go.”
“7 December 2008 at 1: 32 pm one of the answers is wrong. .rob was in goblet of fire. .or am i on crack?”
““generous wine bought with shining ore,” poured into the crystal goblet from the leather bottle swinging before the cooling breeze.”
“What is the "inside" of the curve for the goblet is the "outside" of the curve for the face.”
“The bearded man next to me immediately exclaimed: “The goblet is the new stripper pole!””
“In the goblet was the most unique, shimmering liquid substance I had ever seen.”
“The most ample refreshments, both in the Oriental and after the European fashion, were spread before the royal and princely guests of Saladin, each in their own separate pavilion; and so attentive was the Soldan to the habits and taste of his visitors, that Grecian slaves were stationed to present them with the goblet, which is the abomination of the sect of Mohammed.”
“Go home now, and tell the good Asa-folk that you cannot even break a goblet!”
“It My eyes steamed up as her metal bikini had another 'wardrobe malfunction' was the scene where we were standing with the goblet, which is covered by a cloth.”
“President of the Synod Association, Jorge Manuel Rodríguez, said it was another piece of evidence indicating the goblet, which is made from silver, is genuine.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘goblet’.
A list of pewter items and wares gleaned from the literature, or found listed for sale in antique catalogs - from spoons to stills and chamber pots to church cups. A synonym for the larger, heavier...
A bunch of -let words, emphasis on the diminutive. Feel free to neologize.
Words that I think should be banned from the English language
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
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Words that I find are amazing
Looking for tweets for goblet.