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vase

 (vās, vāz, väz)
n.
An open container, as of glass or porcelain, used for holding flowers or for ornamentation.

[French, from Latin vās, vessel.]

vase

(vɑːz)
n
a vessel used as an ornament or for holding cut flowers
[C17: via French from Latin vās vessel]

vase

(veɪs, veɪz, vɑz)

n.
a vessel, as of glass or porcelain, usu. higher than it is wide, used to hold cut flowers or for decoration.
[1555–65; < French < Latin vās vessel]
vase′like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowersvase - an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
urn - a large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet
Translations
زُهْرِيَّةزَهْرِيَّه، وعاء للزّينَه
ваза
váza
vase
maljakko
vaza
váza
vasi
花瓶
꽃병
vaza
vāze
váza
vaza
vas
แจกัน
bình

vase

[vɑːz] Nflorero m, jarrón m

vase

[ˈvɑːz] nvase m

vase

[, (US)]
nVase f

vase

[vɑːz, ɒm veɪz] nvaso

vase

(vaːz) , ((American) veis) noun
a type of jar or jug used mainly as an ornament or for holding cut flowers. a vase of flowers.

vase

زُهْرِيَّة váza vase Vase ανθοδοχείο florero maljakko vase vaza vaso 花瓶 꽃병 vaas vase waza jarra, vaso ваза vas แจกัน vazo bình 花瓶
References in classic literature ?
Just beneath the picture, on the top shelf of the bookcase, was a vaseful of flowers.
The firelight flickered from point to point, gleaming on the white and green coats of Gog and Magog, on the sleek, brown head of the beautiful setter basking on the rug, on the picture frames on the walls, on the vaseful of daffodils from the window garden, on Anne herself, sitting by her little table, with her sewing beside her and her hands clasped over her knee while she traced out pictures in the fire--Castles in Spain whose airy turrets pierced moonlit cloud and sunset bar-ships sailing from the Haven of Good Hopes straight to Four Winds Harbor with precious burthen.