rocks glass

noun
plural rocks glasses

Definition of rocks glass

: 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

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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