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  • n. A small glass used to hold or measure a small quantity of liquor.

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

  • n. a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey


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  • Simple juice spritzer: Another refreshing low-calorie beverage is a simple real-juice spritzer, Blatner says., Add a shot glass full 1½ ounces of your favorite juice such as grapefruit, pineapple, orange or pomegranate juice to eight ounces of club soda or sparkling water, she says.

    Skinny, low-calorie beverages for hot summer days

  • “Vladimir,” Vladimir Belov said, and then stuck his tongue inside the shot glass to lick out the last few drops of vodka.

    Fatal Care

  • A Shot in the Dark: How much fun to find a shot glass on your appetizer dish—aquavit to accompany the gravlax, a flavored vodka beside a dollop of caviar on a blini pancake, a hollowed-out lemon half with Mexican Sauza next to the ceviche.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • Jigger: The 1½ oz shot glass takes the guesswork out of measuring liquor.

    The Swell Dressed Party

  • I stopped on the way and bought a bottle of Cuervo Gold and a shot glass that said “The Bluegrass State” across the front, then I headed toward Frankfort, the state capital.

    Finding Dignity

  • Bath Kol reached out and Jamaerah put a filled shot glass in his hand.

    Surrender the Dark

  • He removed the sterling silver stopper from the lead crystal decanter and poured the thirty-dollar-a-shot, premium tequila into a shaker, gently chilling the liquor before pouring it into a shot glass with a twist of orange.



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