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
Recent Examples of goblet from the Web
Our waitress brought out chocolate bon bons in a small metal goblet, served with gas from dry ice wafting away from our table.
No one is going to serve roast suckling pig or goblets of mead — or any other food — but there will be plenty to see, smell and touch at this culinary-themed family festival.
No one is going to serve roast suckling pig or goblets of mead — or any other food —
The vineyard, which has its origins as a hunting lodge with some grape arbors, is a relative newbie among the 27 vineyards who will be filling goblets this year.
Or a remake of that time Ron partially transfigured Scabbers into a furry water goblet.
And on the off-chance that the squat rack is taken, grab a heavy dumbbell and do goblet squats.
Each setting includes a handmade napkin, a ceramic plate, a goblet, and a runner, all with iconography customized for the specific woman.
Textured goblets—Villeroy & Boch; villeroy-boch.com.
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Origin and Etymology of goblet
Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
GOBLET Defined for English Language Learners
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
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Definition of goblet for Students
: a drinking glass with a foot and stem
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