Amen glass

noun

: a drinking glass from 18th century England with an inscription on the side that professes support for James III, claimant to the British crown

Note: Amen glasses are so called because the inscription on the glass ends with the word "Amen."

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amen glass was in 1924

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“Amen glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amen%20glass. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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