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A large drinking cup or glass.

[German Römer, from Dutch roemer, from roem, praise, from Middle Dutch.]


a drinking glass, typically having an ovoid bowl on a short stem
[C17: from Dutch roemer a glass for drinking toasts, from roemen to praise]


(ˈrʌm ər)

a large drinking glass or cup.
[1645–55; < Dutch roemer large wine glass, especially for Rhine wine, perhaps derivative of roemen to praise (as in drinking a toast)]
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Noun1.rummer - a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts
drinking glass, glass - a container for holding liquids while drinking
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His gills'll look rummer when he wakes; won't they?
There's rummer things than women in this world though, mind you,' said the man with the black eye, slowly filling a large Dutch pipe, with a most capacious bowl.
a sharp one, like this: it's very improving; but this little argument about women brought to my mind a story I have heard an old uncle of mine tell, the recollection of which, just now, made me say there were rummer things than women to be met with, sometimes.
The Rummer Tavern, on Duke Street, reopened on Saturday January 27 - but locals were not a fan of the new decor.
Because of CIA's experience creating more than 300 spots each year for brands like Amazon, Jeep and Disney, "we were very easily able to take Monster from zero to 60," says Steven Rummer, svp of marketing and creative for CIA, of their work with the firm.
Cardiff's Rummer Tavern reopened yesterday with new flatscreen TVs after a three-week revamp by owners the Craft Union Beer Company.
Cardiff's Rummer Tavern reopened on Saturday with new flatscreen TVs after a three-week revamp by owners the Craft Union Beer Company.
Among recent events on 28 Liberty Plaza: Sing for Hope Pianos; Rummer Movie Nights; Dine Around Downtown food festival; and MoMath public math events.
For a bit of history try the Rummer Tavern, which is opposite the castle and the oldest pub in Cardiff, dating from 1713.
Also, it is essential that the harvesting system be composed of as few machines as possible to save money in maintenance and labor costs, moving costs, and reduced interference delays (Klepac and Rummer 2000).
To my mind, the short list of the last real vestige of the rampart-style gun were the metallic cartridge Rummer wall-gun of 1874; a later huge, two-man, 6 1/2-foot-long bolt-action Chinese Jingal cartridge; the massive 41-pound, 13.
Lees K, Bluhmki E, Von Rummer R, Brott T, Toni D, Grotta J, et al.