rocks glass

noun

plural rocks glasses
: a short tumbler (see tumbler entry 2) used especially for a cocktail that is served over ice
Combine all the ingredients in a shaker, shake vigorously. Strain and serve on the rocks—in a rocks glass Emily Price

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rocks glass was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Rocks glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rocks%20glass. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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