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  • n. Plural form of thermos.

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Examples

  • I skipped breakfast though I still made the thermos of tea it's not really a Thermos, because it's made of stainless steel rather than glass, but I don't know what you call thermoses that aren't Thermoses, I jumped in the shower first thing, I didn't bother with the contact lenses today, and I quasi-napped on the train to work.

    The Road to Carnegie Hall (a.k.a. Practice, Practice, Practice)

  • This year Stanley thermoses is one of my corporate sponsors.

    The Commissioner's Life

  • Kosnoff poured a cup of coffee from one of the big thermoses and headed back to his room to prepare for court.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • The terms and conditions of ticket purchase give "a non-exhaustive list of … items which may not be taken into a Venue … alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages save for baby milk and other valid medical reasons, liquids in containers of greater than 100ml in size … bottles or containers made of glass or other material, flasks, thermoses".

    Letters: Don't bring a bottle

  • Don't miss the new hot drinks, which are served in thermoses for two.

    Art set's smart bet

  • In the darkness of the early morning, team members sporting clipboards, flashlights and coffee thermoses initiated a survey that would literally save people's lives.

    Joel John Roberts: Where's Waldo? Is He Homeless?

  • At noon, workers sit in the grass, eat sandwiches, and drink from thermoses.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • So we packed thermoses of warm Yoohoo and got into the car.

    Still Things

  • The permanent, full time workers carry metal lunch buckets and steel thermoses.

    No Place for Unicorns or Teddy Bears

  • I recall a vintage early 20th century ad for lunchbox thermoses that bore an unforgettable tagline: "A Fly in the Milk May Mean a Baby in the Grave."

    Selling Illusions of Cleanliness

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