Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wineglass of colored glass, often used for white wines.

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Examples

  • The New Ironsides lies at one of the wharves, elephantine in bulk and color, her sides narrowing as they rise, like the walls of a hock-glass.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • 'I suppose the world thinks me a very happy fellow, Miss Lake?' he said, with a rather pensive glance of enquiry into that young lady's eyes, as he set down his hock-glass.

    Wylder's Hand

  • There is an excellent pate, and my friends are kind enough to say that my Rhine wine is better than any they get at the German Embassy, 'and before Lord Arthur had got over his surprise at being recognised, he found himself seated in the back - room, sipping the most delicious Marcobrunner out of a pale yellow hock-glass marked with the Imperial monogram, and chatting in the friendliest manner possible to the famous conspirator.

    Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

  • Lake?’ he said, with a rather pensive glance of enquiry into that young lady’s eyes, as he set down his hock-glass.

    Wylder's Hand

  • There is an excellent pate, and my friends are kind enough to say that my Rhine wine is better than any they get at the German Embassy, "and before Lord Arthur had got over his surprise at being recognized, he found himself seated in the back-room, sipping the most delicious Marcobrunner out of a pale yellow hock-glass marked with the Imperial monogram and chatting in the friendliest manner possible to the famous conspirator.

    Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

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