wine·​glass | \ ˈwīn-ˌglas How to pronounce wineglass (audio) \

Definition of wineglass

: a stemware drinking glass for wine

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Each place is set with multiple wineglasses, which the waiters fill with an assortment of rare wines provided by an LBV member. Norman Vanamee, Town & Country, "How Sackler Became the Most Toxic Name in Philanthropy," 16 May 2019 Many of the photos are accompanied by reviews: five wineglass emoji for Miracle Creek by Angie Kim; four for Tayari Jones' Silver Sparrow. Dallas News, "Bookstagrammers and BookTubers changing the way people read," 26 Aug. 2019 Breaking the Glass The couple decided, as a gesture of inclusivity, to task Ms. Gottfried with stomping on the wineglass, traditionally a task for the groom. New York Times, "A Song in His Heart. It Was for Her.," 2 Aug. 2019 The visitors, sipping lemonade from wineglasses, smile warmly at her and nod along with her words. Leila Atassi,, "Alondra Rivera’s Open Table visits her Christian after-school program and meets her ‘family of choice’: A Greater Cleveland," 12 June 2019 On a seat in our row, two empty wineglasses seem to symbolically toast an era of innocence long vanished elsewhere. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "We Should All Just Move to New Zealand," 17 Jan. 2019 Starr is back in his hotel room on the 43rd floor, pouring Pellegrino into a wineglass. Dan Zak, The Seattle Times, "The Starr Report got a president impeached 20 years ago, and Ken Starr wants to remind you why," 11 Sep. 2018 The airy 1927 building, a former mill, has a black-and-gray palette and a wineglass rack that doubles as an art installation. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch & Breakfast Places in Seattle," 21 May 2018 Copper charger, white plates, wineglasses—Williams-Sonoma; House Beautiful, "October 2014 Issue Product Guide," 16 Sep. 2014

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First Known Use of wineglass

1613, in the meaning defined above

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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