Taken at face value, the "drinking gourd" refers to the hollowed out gourd used by slaves (and other rural Americans) as a water dipper
Hilario claimed he ordered Layson to get the water dipper
which fell off the ship.
These seven very bright stars really do look like a water dipper
Never concerned about bacteria or nitrates, Dad happily drank the spring water and encouraged every visitor to take a drink from our old-fashioned water dipper
The Roman writer and former consul, Petronius, was ordered to commit suicide by Nero -a form of redundancy in the classical world I suppose -but to spite the emperor, Petronius smashed a fine and very costly water dipper
carved in semi-precious stone, which he knew the Emperor coveted.
Communities, she said, should also practice water conservation measures by avoiding excessive water use and reusing water, like gathering and storing rainwater for daily chores, using water dipper
instead of shower when taking a bath, turning off faucets properly, and immediately repairing leaking pipes and running toilets, among others.
She always used the handle of the water dipper
to chip the ice.
It prompted hundreds of responses, with suggestions ranging from 'freedom', 'adventure', 'tranquility', and 'nature' to 'channel', 'triathlon', 'endurance' and even 'cake' - a popular post-dip energy boost for many cold water dippers
The ancients used gourds to store wet and dry goods as milk and butter containers, water dippers
, cups and all types of bowls, to haul items and as cooking and eating utensils.
I am of American Indian descent and I also make ceremonial rattles and water dippers
from the "dipper"-type gourds for use in the Native American Sweat Ceremony.
Other items could safely be stored at room temperature: metal water dippers
, pocket knives, cans of ground cinnamon, buttons, glassware, china and bricks.
I had seen them occasionally while growing up, often hanging as water dippers
near the wells of nearby farms.