Definition of carafe
- We ordered a carafe of wine with the meal.
We drank a carafe of wine.
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First Known Use: 1767See Words from the same year
: a glass container that has a wide mouth and that is used to serve drinks (such as water or wine) during a meal; also : the amount in a carafe
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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