goblet

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noun gob·let \ ˈgä-blət \

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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Origin and Etymology of goblet

Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet


GOBLET Defined for English Language Learners

goblet

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Definition of goblet for English Language Learners

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


GOBLET Defined for Kids

goblet

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noun gob·let \ ˈgä-blət \

Definition of goblet for Students

:a drinking glass with a foot and stem

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