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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts.

Usage examples (31)
  • "rummer" a quantity of spirit that four fingers would never half conceal.
  • Then I made him a rummer of toddy and sent him to bed a trifle comforted.
  • And she took the old glass -- a rummer it was -- and she carried it very daintily to the boys and bowed.
  • The other man did not stir until his officer was out of sight; and then he arose and rubbed himself, but did not care to go for his rummer of hot grog. for more
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