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goblet

Line breaks: gob¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒblɪt
 
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Definition of goblet in English:

noun

1A drinking glass with a foot and a stem: a beautifully engraved crystal goblet
More example sentences
  • Then the break ended and she was back to washing the gold rimmed china and crystal goblets and glasses, cleaning the sterling silver and stainless steel, it was endless.
  • Although I am not a fan of the huge oversized glasses commonly employed, I am happy to see the quality of the glassware has increased immensely, with clumsy, shallow glass goblets being replaced by more appropriate crystal stems.
  • Without hesitating, she strode to the pillar supporting the glass chalice and firmly grasped the goblet by the stem.
Synonyms
glass, beaker, tumbler, cup
archaic stoup
Scottish archaic tass
(goblets) North American stemware
1.1 archaic A metal or glass bowl-shaped drinking cup, sometimes with a foot and a cover.
Example sentences
  • She tried unsuccessfully to catch the metal goblet before it landed on the floor.
  • There was a machete, a dagger, two metal goblets, and a dark green cloth bag.
  • The exhibition is on view until December 31 and includes ceramics, bone and metal implements, goblets, pitchers, fragments of marionettes, and Chinese porcelain.
2British A receptacle forming part of a liquidizer.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French gobelet, diminutive of gobel 'cup', of unknown origin.

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