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