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goblet (drinking glass)

Definition:

a drinking glass with a base and stem

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

goblets

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Old French gobelet "goblet, cup", diminutive of gobel "cup", probably related to...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of goblet...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Chalice

a goblet or footed cup intended to hold a drink. In general religious terms, it's intended for drinking during a ceremony. In Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Anglicanism, Lutheranism and some other Christian denominations, a ... (36 of 2984 words, 26 images)

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Wiktionary:

goblet | goblets [plural]

A drinking vessel with a foot and stem. (8 of 9 words, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/goblet

Collins Dictionary:

goblet

a vessel for drinking, usually of glass or metal, with a base and stem but without handles | [archaic] a large drinking cup shaped like a bowl (26 of 470 words, 2 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/goblet

Oxford Dictionary:

goblet

a drinking glass with a foot and a stem | [archaic] : a metal or glass bowl-shaped drinking cup, sometimes with a foot and a cover. | [British] : a ... (28 of 77 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/goblet

Merriam-Webster:

goblet

[archaic] a bowl-shaped drinking vessel without handles | a drinking vessel (as of glass) with a foot and stem (18 of 51 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/goblet

Macmillan British Dictionary:

goblet [countable] | goblets [plural]

a large wine glass with a tall stem | a metal or glass cup used in the past for drinking wine (20 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/goblet

American Heritage Dictionary:

goblet

A drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base. | [archaic] A drinking bowl without handles. (19 of 37 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/goblet

Cambridge Dictionary:

goblet [dated]

a container from which drink, especially wine, is drunk, usually made of glass or metal, and with a stem and a base but no handles (25 of 33 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/goblet

New World Dictionary:

goblet

[archaic] a bowl-shaped drinking container without handles | a drinking glass with a base and stem (15 of 29 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/goblet

Random House Dictionary:

goblet

a drinking glass with a foot and stem. | [archaic] a bowl-shaped drinking vessel with no handles. (16 of 22 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/goblet

Britannica Encyclopedia:

glass | Na2CO3 [chemical formula] | B2O3 [chemical formula]

an inorganic solid material that is usually transparent or translucent as well as hard, brittle, and impervious to the natural elements. Glass has ... (23 of 886 words, 17 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/234888​/glass

Columbia Encyclopedia:

glass

hard substance, usually brittle and transparent, composed chiefly of silicates and an alkali fused at high temperature. (17 of 19 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0820970​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

goblet | goblets [plural]

a drinking vessel with a stem and base, especially one of metal or glass | a large bowl-shaped cup used formerly for drinking (archaic) (23 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861614454​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

goblet

First use: late 14th century

Origin: Old French gobelet "goblet, cup", diminutive of gobel "cup", probably related to gobe "gulp down".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=goblet

Collins Dictionary:

goblet

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Old French gobelet a little cup, from gobel ultimately of Celtic origin

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/goblet

Wiktionary:

goblet | goblets [plural]

Origin: Old French gobellet, diminutive of gobel, from or related to the verb gober ("to ingest").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/goblet

Oxford Dictionary:

goblet

Origin: late Middle English: from Old French gobelet, diminutive of gobel "cup", of unknown origin

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/goblet

American Heritage Dictionary:

goblet

Origin: Middle English gobelet, from Old French, diminutive of gobel, cup, probably of Celtic origin.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/goblet

New World Dictionary:

goblet

Origin: Middle English gobelet from Old French from gobel from perhaps Breton gob, kop, cup

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/goblet

Merriam-Webster:

goblet

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English gobelet, from Anglo-French goblet

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/goblet

Encarta Dictionary:

goblet | goblets [plural]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Old French gobelet "small cup" from gobel "cup"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861614454​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

goblet

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "goblet"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/goblet

Macmillan British Dictionary:

goblet [countable] | goblets [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "goblet"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/goblet

Macmillan American Dictionary:

goblet [countable] | goblets [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "goblet"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/goblet

Cambridge Dictionary:

goblet [dated]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "goblet"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "goblet"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/goblet

the Free Dictionary:

goblet

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "goblet"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "goblet"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "goblet" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

goblet | goblets [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "goblet"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

goblet

Audio: North American pronunciation of "goblet"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=goblet​01 word=goblet

YourDictionary Audio:

goblet

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "goblet" by speech synthesizer

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