punchbowl


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punchbowl

(ˈpʌntʃˌbəʊl)
n
1. (Brewing) a large bowl for serving punch, lemonade, etc, usually with a ladle and often having small drinking glasses hooked around the rim
2. (Physical Geography) Brit a bowl-shaped depression in the land
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punchbowl

[ˈpʌntʃbəʊl] Nponchera f

punchbowl

[ˈpʌntʃˌbəʊl] ngrande coppa da punch
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The people of his island of Rokovoko, it seems, at their wedding feasts express the fragrant water of young cocoanuts into a large stained calabash like a punchbowl; and this punchbowl always forms the great central ornament on the braided mat where the feast is held.
As I laid down my pen, a moment since, to think of it, the air from the sea came blowing in again, mixed with the perfume of the flowers; and I saw the old-fashioned furniture brightly rubbed and polished, my aunt's inviolable chair and table by the round green fan in the bow-window, the drugget-covered carpet, the cat, the kettle-holder, the two canaries, the old china, the punchbowl full of dried rose-leaves, the tall press guarding all sorts of bottles and pots, and, wonderfully out of keeping with the rest, my dusty self upon the sofa, taking note of everything.
A Spot At The Bar offers more than 300 recipes for fond and forgotten classic cocktails, including the bar's "favourite" variations, plus tips and tricks for hosting the perfect soiree, what to pour into your punchbowl and how to dress with savvy style.
NEWPORT - A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued three surfers in distress near Devil's Punchbowl State Park.
Planners gave the green light for the redevelopment of the derelict Punchbowl pub in Wolverhampton Road, Quinton, as a store with 14 flats above in a four-storey block.
The Devil's Punchbowl has received renewed attention with the success of an identically titled novel by Greg Iles.
According to The Daily Telegraph, 50 school kids also got the opportunity to enjoy a coaching clinic with the world's best footballers from the club with Manchester United Foundation CEO John Shiels addressing the boys from schools in Punchbowl and Mount Druitt.
Their third round tie against Kelloe WMC (Durham League) ended 3-3 after extra-time but South Bank won the penalty shoot-out 5-4 to set up a fourth round meeting with Punchbowl (Birmingham Festival League).
According to reports from the rural settlement - previously most famous for its annual scarecrow competition - 007 was spotted in the popular Punchbowl pub last week.
Holidays and celebrations are big business," said Punchbowl chief executive officer Matt Douglas.
Luxmy Furniture has been striving to be leaders and innovators since it started manufacturing office furniture in Punchbowl in 1997.
According to film sources, Brad, 47, wants a bachelor pad in the Mayfair area - close to friend Guy Ritchie's Punchbowl pub.