stem·ware | \ˈstem-ˌwer \

Definition of stemware 

: glass hollowware mounted on a stem

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Decor: Indian Harvest has an upscale atmosphere with white table cloths and cobalt blue stemware. Jane Donahue, Naperville Sun, "Indian Harvest brings savory cuisine to the suburbs," 6 June 2018 Buddha, $160; Papillon Lucky Butterfly, $120; Véga stemware, $150 each: Catherine Lee Davis, House Beautiful, "How to Make Takeout Night a Glamorous Affair," 25 July 2014 Kusak Cut Glass Works is world-renowned for its hand-cut glass and crystal stemware. Ellen M. Banner, The Seattle Times, "Etched deep into Seattle’s soul, Kusak Cut Glass Works nears end," 23 Apr. 2018 This cocktail is delicious, easy and so pretty — pour it into your most festive stemware for an instant party. Lulu Powers, House Beautiful, "Upgrade Cranberry Chutney with a Splash of Booze," 7 Nov. 2017 So here's a conundrum: Cans are supposed to make wine more portable and informal, freeing us from the need to carry stemware everywhere. Dave Mcintyre,, "You can drink wine from a can. Just don't drink it from a can.," 26 Dec. 2017 The dishwasher is very easy to load with its adjustable racks and shelves, fold-down cutlery tines and padded stemware grips. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "Miele Futura Lumen Dishwasher #G6875 SCVI SF," 10 Sep. 2017 Back to The Home 100Glass This custom window, from Daniel Maher Stained Glass' Housewares Graveyard collection, is made from the bottoms of glass vases, stemware, storage jars, dishes, and wine bottles. John Loecke, ELLE Decor, "2004 Home Magazine 100 Plus Secret Sources," 5 July 2012 The room is at once relaxed and refined, a mix of wabi-sabi décor, mismatched furniture, and expensive cutlery and stemware. Condé Nast Traveler, "Brawn," 25 Aug. 2017

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1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stemware was in 1892

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English Language Learners Definition of stemware

: drinking glasses that have a long stem between the bowl and the base

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