fingerbowl


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fingerbowl

(ˈfɪŋɡəˌbəʊl)
n
a small bowl filled with water for rinsing the fingers at the table after a meal
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With a wave of his hand he asked for a fingerbowl to be brought in.
5 cm along the aboral-oral axis) were placed individually in a Sylgard-floored glass fingerbowl of seawater on a transmitted light stage and pinned in the sagittal plane.
Dashing from the blues stage to the zydeco stage to the jazz tent to the gospel tent, I could barely take it in fast enough: with each new band I saw--John Mooney & Bluesiana, The Rebirth Brass Band, Royal Fingerbowl, Galactic, the Iguanas, the subdudes, the Meters, the Radiators--I felt like I was hearing something that was both totally new and uncannily familiar.
The "flash of leaf" may be an inscribed pattern in the fingerbowl or the trees lining the lake-basin.
A fingerbowl for the less adept resolved the sticky hand situation as we moved on to main courses.
Very nice, but I thought the soup was a bit thin," you might say, having just consumed the fingerbowl and washed your hands in the vichysois.
Unlike many establishments which should know better, a fingerbowl was provided.
Petals of bougainvillea flowers floated in the glass fingerbowl .
There is plenty of slapstick in The Young Visiters, including some energetic dancing and a dinner scene where Salteena ends up drinking the fingerbowl provided with the lobster.
We had one Japanese gentleman a few years ago who before our astonished eyes picked up his fingerbowl and drank it down.
Berbells, the blogger behind Tammy's Two Cents, is also the mastermind behind Guacamole Goes Spookamole, a creative dish that adds a spooky twist to guacamole by serving it inside a freakish fingerbowl made from fanned out croissants.