Rupert-s-drop Definition

noun

A kind of glass drop with a long tail, made by dropping melted glass into water, which bursts into fragments when the surface is scratched or the tail broken.

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Singular:
rupert-s-drop
Plural:
rupert-s-drops

Origin of Rupert-s-drop

  • After Prince Rupert, nephew of Charles I, by whom they were first brought to England.

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