cocktail glass

noun

Definition of cocktail glass

: a bell-shaped drinking glass usually having a foot and stem and holding about three ounces (90 milliliters)

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Stir for 15 seconds to chill and dilute, then strain into the cocktail glass. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, "Beyond frosé: How to make rosé shine in inventive, breezy summer cocktails," 8 July 2019 Shake until chilled and foamy; strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with wood sorrel leaves. Kate Richards, Country Living, "Clover Whiskey Sour," 15 Mar. 2019 Keeping Tabs The classic cuisine that fueled Hollywood’s Golden Age is still on offer at Musso & Frank, like time machines on a plate—or in a cocktail glass. Rico Gagliano, WSJ, "This Iconic Hollywood Restaurant Lets You Travel Back in Time," 13 Feb. 2019 Once the last guest is gone, resist the urge to crawl into bed and give your kitchen at least a little love: Toss lingering napkins and disposable servingware, wrap up any leftovers, and bring wine or cocktail glasses to the sink. Vogue, "Kitchen Confidential: 4 Tricks to Make Your Post-Party Cleanup a Breeze," 16 Nov. 2018 Whip until smooth, transfer to cocktail glass and let sit for 5 minutes. Health.com, "6 Mocktail Recipes That Make Happy Hour Way Healthier," 12 July 2018 Shake well and strain into cocktail glass with a sugared rim. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "What's the Difference Between Cognac and Brandy?," 12 Dec. 2017 The company’s signature appetizer plate is grooved on one side to hold a fork, and its bottom fits snugly over the top of a cocktail glass, so guests can keep a hand free without spilling. Karen Stabiner, New York Times, "For the State-of-the-Art Wedding Feast, ‘Look Is Everything’," 18 June 2018 With the majority of items at counter height, Mr. Bell only keeps fine china, meat grinders, cocktail glasses and a prized Robot-Coupe, a professional-grade food processor, out of arm’s reach. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "The Rise of the Child-Friendly Luxury Kitchen," 14 June 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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