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- n. A small receptacle for serving sugar on a table or on a tray.
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- n. a dish in which sugar is served
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Zolaism with romance, and then pulls himself up and begins to imitate Ibsen, and then trips and falls headlong into the sugar bowl of sentimentality.
I lifted a gilt silhouette sugar bowl from the low cornish.
With an oath and a muttered comment that “some folk sleep like the dead,” Mrs Dunwoody deposited the cup of tea on the floor, screamed her lodger’s name again through the keyhole, without result, and retreated to her own room, where she found her child exploring the sugar bowl with both hands.
Celluci's a salt in the sugar bowl kind of guy, and besides, it's October. "
And then Eva Newton, at his other side, asked for the sugar bowl to be passed and Rosamund reached out a hand to it at the same moment as the earl, and their hands touched — and sprang away as if the sugar bowl had been standing on a hot stove.