punchbowl

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punchbowl

(ˈpʌntʃˌbəʊl)
n
1. (Brewing) a large bowl for serving punch, lemonade, etc, usually with a ladle and often having small drinking glasses hooked around the rim
2. (Physical Geography) Brit a bowl-shaped depression in the land
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punchbowl

[ˈpʌntʃbəʊl] Nponchera f

punchbowl

[ˈpʌntʃˌbəʊl] ngrande coppa da punch
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The people of his island of Rokovoko, it seems, at their wedding feasts express the fragrant water of young cocoanuts into a large stained calabash like a punchbowl; and this punchbowl always forms the great central ornament on the braided mat where the feast is held.
As I laid down my pen, a moment since, to think of it, the air from the sea came blowing in again, mixed with the perfume of the flowers; and I saw the old-fashioned furniture brightly rubbed and polished, my aunt's inviolable chair and table by the round green fan in the bow-window, the drugget-covered carpet, the cat, the kettle-holder, the two canaries, the old china, the punchbowl full of dried rose-leaves, the tall press guarding all sorts of bottles and pots, and, wonderfully out of keeping with the rest, my dusty self upon the sofa, taking note of everything.
Linemen are assigned bushels of pads and helmets as big as punchbowls with a complex grid for a face mask.