Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base.
  • noun Archaic A drinking bowl without handles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A crater-shaped drinking-vessel of glass or other material, without a handle.
  • noun In the United States, a glass with a foot and stem, as distinguished from a tumbler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of cup or drinking vessel having a foot or standard, but without a handle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A drinking vessel with a foot and stem.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a drinking glass with a base and stem
  • noun a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English gobelet, from Old French, diminutive of gobel, cup, probably of Celtic origin.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Old French gobellet, diminutive of gobel, from or related to the verb gober ("to ingest").

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