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- n. As much as a wineglass will hold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- As much as a wineglass will hold; enough to fill a wineglass. It is usually reckoned at two fluid ounces, or four tablespoonfuls.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. As much as a wine-glass can hold; as a conventional measure, two fluidounces.
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Half a wineglassful will be the dose, or ten grains of the powdered root.
Pour over them the following liquid, which has been made from a wineglassful each of the following but no other liqueurs, all mixed thoroughly together: brandy, kirsch, cointreau, benedictine, maraschino, and a touch of kümmel.
The hugging and kissing to which Katie was subjected when she was carried up to the inn, near the boat-slip on the Surrey side of the river, may be imagined; as may also the faces she made at the wineglassful of stiff brandy and water which she was desired to drink.
Sobol, hastening to drink off another wineglassful.
People much prefer a light wine, of which they can take a fair amount and quench their thirst, in preference to a strong wine of the port or sherry type, of which they can only take a small wineglassful.
I have seen Master Boro, a boy five years old, drain without winking a wineglassful of brandy.
It was a long while since he had taken vodka and it had an effect upon him at once, though he only drank a wineglassful.
Place the pudding on a hot dish, stick a sprig of berried holly in the centre, pour a wineglassful of brandy around it and set fire to it.
Just before serving pour in a wineglassful of sherry.
A wineglassful of eau-de-cologne, and one of lemon-juice, two cakes of broken Windsor soap, mixed well together, when hard, will form an excellent substance.