Two wine goblet.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- Archaic a bowl-shaped drinking container without handles
- a drinking glass with a base and stem
Origin: Middle English gobelet from Old French from gobel from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Breton gob, kop, cup
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- A drinking vessel, such as a glass, that has a stem and base.
- Archaic A drinking bowl without handles.
Origin: Middle English gobelet, from Old French, diminutive of gobel, cup, probably of Celtic origin.