from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A glass, usually with a stem, from which wine is drunk.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of wine glass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small glass from which to drink wine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small drinking-glass for wine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a glass that has a stem and in which wine is served


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