Large-bowled, shortish-stemmed drinking glass for long drinks such as beer and cider.
- a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toastsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=rummer
Glass used from c 1780 for drinking toddy (rum punch) or naval grog (rum & water), short-stemmed, wide-bowled, with a capacity of between 8 & 15 fl oz. Foot sometimes star-cut or lemon-squeezer. Became popular again c 1820, but with larger & thicker foot
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Short stemmed drinking glass with capacious thinly blown ovoid bowl and small foot.Later the glass became thicker and the feet heavier to hold the favourite Victorian drink of hot toddy!
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[ Dutch roemer
, akin to German römer
, Swedish remmare
; perhaps properly, Roman.] A large and tall glass, or drinking cup. [ Obsolete] J. Philips. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/104
a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toastsFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (n.) A large and tall glass, or drinking cup.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/rummer/
(from the article `Römer`) An English goblet called rummer (from `Römer,` not `rum`) was first made similar to the German original but in the 18th century evolved into a very ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/78
Rummers, Römers, or Roemers, were large drinking-glasses studded with prunts to ensure a safe grip, popular in the Rhineland and the Netherlands from the 15th through the 17th century. They lacked the flared bowl of the Berkemeyer and had much thinner walls. The hollow base was built up by coiling strands of molten glass around a conical core. RFound on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rummer
large drinking-glassFound on http://phrontistery.info/r.html
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