plural -s
: a drinking vessel

Word History


probably from obsolete Dutch roomerken, probably from Dutch roemer, romer rummer + -ken -kin

First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rumkin was in 1656

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“Rumkin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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