goblet


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gob·let

 (gŏb′lĭt)
n.
1. A drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base.
2. Archaic A drinking bowl without handles.

[Middle English gobelet, from Old French, diminutive of gobel, cup, probably of Celtic origin.]

goblet

(ˈɡɒblɪt)
n
1. (Brewing) a vessel for drinking, usually of glass or metal, with a base and stem but without handles
2. archaic a large drinking cup shaped like a bowl
[C14: from Old French gobelet a little cup, from gobel ultimately of Celtic origin]

gob•let

(ˈgɒb lɪt)

n.
1. a drinking glass with a foot and stem.
2. a bowl-shaped drinking vessel in former use.
[1300–50; Middle English gobelet < Old French, diminutive of gobel cup « Celtic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goblet - a drinking glass with a base and stemgoblet - a drinking glass with a base and stem
drinking glass, glass - a container for holding liquids while drinking
2.goblet - a bowl-shaped drinking vesselgoblet - a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
cup - a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"

goblet

noun cup, chalice, beaker, flagon a silver brandy goblet
Translations
قَدَح، طاسَه
sklenička s nožičkou
talpas pohár
drykkjarbikar
biķeris
pohár so stopkou

goblet

[ˈgɒblɪt] Ncopa f

goblet

[ˈgɒblɪt] ngobelet m

goblet

nPokal m; (esp of glass) → Kelchglas nt

goblet

[ˈgɒblɪt] ncalice m

goblet

(ˈgoblit) noun
a drinking-cup with a thin stem. He served the wine in goblets.
References in classic literature ?
The veselija has come down to them from a far-off time; and the meaning of it was that one might dwell within the cave and gaze upon shadows, provided only that once in his lifetime he could break his chains, and feel his wings, and behold the sun; provided that once in his lifetime he might testify to the fact that life, with all its cares and its terrors, is no such great thing after all, but merely a bubble upon the surface of a river, a thing that one may toss about and play with as a juggler tosses his golden balls, a thing that one may quaff, like a goblet of rare red wine.
His displeasure was expressed in broken sentences, partly muttered to himself, partly addressed to the domestics who stood around; and particularly to his cupbearer, who offered him from time to time, as a sedative, a silver goblet filled with wine ``Why tarries the Lady Rowena?
However," (here he drew a cork), "a generous goblet of this will make you feel like gods for half an hour at least.
Now they seated themselves at the table, and one of them took up a goblet filled with wine, and said, 'A health to my father
Fill your goblet again, Sir Knight," said Robin; and he turned to whisper a word in Marian's ear.
It was an oyster of extraordinary dimensions, a gigantic tridacne, a goblet which could have contained a whole lake of holy-water, a basin the breadth of which was more than two yards and a half, and consequently larger than that ornamenting the saloon of the Nautilus.
He bore a salver in his hand, on which was a chased silver goblet, filled to the brim with wine, which he offered as reverentially as to a crowned queen, or rather with the awful devotion of a priest doing sacrifice to his idol.
Only admit this evil-minded young man to your presence, treat him civilly, and invite him to drink a goblet of wine.
Then Hecuba came to them all sorrowful, with a golden goblet of wine in her right hand, that they might make a drink-offering before they set out.
Once upon a time three soldiers took shelter in the building for the night, and rummaged it from top to bottom, when they found old Father Red-cap astride of a cider barrel in the cellar, with a jug in one hand and a goblet in the other.
A cocoanut goblet of water was passed around the juvenile company, who rinsing their mouths with its contents, proceeded to the business before them.
He was stately, too, in his appointments, and had a silver goblet or drinking cup, out of which he would drink with a magnificent air, and then lock it up in a large garde vin, which accompanied him in his travels, and stood in his tent.