drinking vessel


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Noun1.drinking vessel - a vessel intended for drinkingdrinking vessel - a vessel intended for drinking  
loving cup - a large drinking vessel (usually with two handles) that people drink out of in turn at a banquet
mug - with handle and usually cylindrical
stoup - an archaic drinking vessel
tankard - large drinking vessel with one handle
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
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Maggy shook her head, made a drinking vessel of her clenched left hand, drank out of it, and said, 'Gin.
The last of the three now said his say, as he put down his empty drinking vessel and smacked his lips.
Let us have coffee to finish off with; put on the pot, Bess, and skim the milk," added Becky, as she produced cups, mugs, and a queer little vase, to supply drinking vessels for the party.
For every bottle of vodka sold, Elyx will provide access to one week of safe water (140 liters) to someone in need through Water For People's work; for every copper pineapple drinking vessel sold, access to one month of water (560 liters) will be provided.
This small silver drinking vessel, engraved with presentation details dated Edinburgh 1882, was recently sold in Bonhams for pounds 576, but is only one memento of a sport very popular north of the border.
A wealth of treasures and artefacts have been uncovered at the site, including an intricately detailed dragon's head that may have been part of a brooch and also a carved horn lion's head that would have adorned a regal drinking vessel.
The drinking vessel was also used as a platform to discuss the power that our work has to build human connection.
The word derives from the Latin tupella, meaning small cup, because of their resemblance to an upside down drinking vessel.
A Doulton Lambeth Stoneware three-handled drinking vessel, with coloured applied and incised floral decoration standing 7 1/2 in high, probably by Ethel Beard and an unknown assistant.
When water nearly fills drinking vessel, quickly turn faucet handle clockwise until water flow stops.
There's a drawing by Burne-Jones of Thisbe and Philomela, a 15th century illuminated manuscript showing the weaving contest between Arachne and Athena and a fourth century pottery drinking vessel depicting Odysseus and Circe.

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