wine·​glass | \ˈwīn-ˌglas \

Definition of wineglass 

: a stemware drinking glass for wine

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The wineglasses at Craft are wiped and polished many times before a customer ever sees them. James Estrin, New York Times, "Discovering the Art of Craft," 19 June 2018 After dinner the group repaired to the back of the house, wineglasses in hand, a panorama of lights twinkling in the background. Bryan Smith, Los Angeles Magazine, "How Lisa Bloom Bounced Back From Defending Harvey Weinstein," 8 June 2018 The wind howls and low clouds worry the rooftops, but inside the Edison bulbs glow and the wineglasses sparkle and the test kitchen is as snug and clean as a catalog layout. Ben Lowy, Smithsonian, "The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Back," 23 May 2018 Dishes and glasses are sold in sets of four, running $44 for a set of small bowls to $60 for a set of wineglasses. New York Times, "Disrupting the Dishes," 5 May 2018 One of the women found that her hand, smothered in deconstructed marshmallows, stuck unappealingly to her wineglass. Elizabeth Barber, The New Yorker, "An Ad-Hoc Campfire for City Tipplers," 3 May 2018 One of them always slams her fist on the table; one friend’s wineglass once broke in her hand. Ali Wentworth, Town & Country, "When Did a Happy Marriage Become So Taboo?," 6 Apr. 2018 Wrap your index, thumb and middle finger around the stem of a wineglass. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "I Tried The Plaza’s Sold-Out Etiquette Course," 15 Dec. 2017 As a singer, mogul, and queen of accessorizing with wineglasses, Rihanna is nothing if not detail-oriented. Lisa Ryan, The Cut, "Rihanna Ordered Pasta With Extra Pasta," 2 Nov. 2017

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1613, in the meaning defined above

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