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A large drinking cup or glass.

[German Römer, from Dutch roemer, from roem, praise, from Middle Dutch.]
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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]
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(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?' says Bob.
'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.'
Aaron Sullivan-Bissett who runs the Rummer Tavern in Castle Street said the closure was affecting his deliveries and his young family was unable to sleep because of the noise from the street.
Aaron Sullivan-Bissett, who runs the Rummer Tavern, in Castle Street, said the closure was affecting his deliveries: "I was expecting a delivery of gas on Monday, but they couldn't get through.
The Summer Rummer is the brainchild of Wearside promoter Phil Jeffries, who alongside Steve Wraith, is still responsible for the show today.
Playhouse Theatre, Williamson Square, 0151 709 4776 - Mon, 25 Mar - Sat, 30 Mar Knot Physically exhilarating and touchingly poignant, Knot is the internationally acclaimed circus and dance work by Nikki Rummer and JD Brousse.
But two tropical reef fish species (untested for Hb polymerization) experienced increased--not decreased--maximum metabolic rate and reduction of aerobic scope when exposed to -900 [micro]atm (Rummer et al, 2013).
The pub takes it names from a rummer, a large glass or cup used for wine in the olden days.
On September 11, 1968, detectives tracked Lambrianou to the Elbow Room and Rum Rummer before swooping on the villain in the city centre.
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.