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 this knife you will be able to cut meat, bread and more." With a wave of his hand he asked for a fingerbowl to be brought in.
Adult animals (4-4.5 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.
Specimens of Mnemiopsis or Pleurobrachia were temporarily pinned in a Sylgard 184-lined fingerbowl or petri dish of seawater placed on a transmitted light stage of a stereo microscope to first measure animal size.