goblet

noun
gob·​let | \ ˈgä-blət How to pronounce goblet (audio) \

Definition of goblet

1 archaic : a bowl-shaped drinking vessel without handles
2 : a drinking vessel (as of glass) with a foot and stem — compare tumbler

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Don’t forget the ambiance, either: Tory Burch’s elegant glass goblets and a Missoni throw blanket that zigs and zags in the brand’s famous knit make ideal complements. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go: The Best Looks to Wear at Home," 25 Feb. 2019 Think through goblet squats, for example: When performing them with a dumbbell, the weight just rests on top of your hands. SELF, "Why Do Kettlebell Exercises Make You So, So Sore?," 22 Jan. 2019 Bali Hai goblet, $20 (set of four). 800-349-4358, sears.com. Nicole Sforza, ELLE Decor, "Ty It All Together," 5 July 2012 If the jumps are too much on your joints, just stick with a goblet squat (basically just the first two parts of the move) to get similar strengthening benefits, recommends Jenkins. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Strengthen Your Legs and Butt With These 2 Bodyweight Exercises From Celebrity Trainer Jeanette Jenkins," 15 Aug. 2018 Pour into a goblet, and garnish with both a pineapple frond and a Bordeaux cherry. Sarah Baird, Marie Claire, "Tiki 101: What You Need to Know About the Tropical Drink Style," 24 May 2017 In the forest, Jughead stumbles upon a structure that matches the one drawn on Dilton’s piece of paper, surrounded by candles, goblets, and a bent-over Dilton and Ben (with similar symbols carved into or painted on their backs). Jessica Macleish, Teen Vogue, ""Riverdale" Recap Season 3 Episode 1: Does Archie Go to Jail?," 11 Oct. 2018 Nearby, the local restaurant Sem-Fim had set up a food concession, serving ham croquettes, grilled chicken and goblets full of local Sharish gin. Matthew Kronsberg, WSJ, "Vacation in Portugal the Less-Obvious Way," 10 Aug. 2018 Instead of the towering tier, it was presented as four cakes on three separate resting places (one golden plate and two golden goblets) situated at varying heights. Marianne Rohrlich, New York Times, "How the Royal Wedding Might Influence Weddings to Come," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of goblet

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for goblet

Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet

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Dictionary Entries near goblet

Gobioidei

Gobius

go blank

goblet

goblet cell

goblin

go blind

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goblet

noun

English Language Learners Definition of goblet

: a container used for drinking liquids that has a round bowl on top of a stem attached to a flat base

goblet

noun
gob·​let | \ ˈgä-blət How to pronounce goblet (audio) \

Kids Definition of goblet

: a drinking glass with a foot and stem

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