Amen glass


Definition of Amen glass

: 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.”

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First Known Use of Amen glass

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Amen glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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