drinking glass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drinking glass a container for holding liquids while drinking
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  • George Herbert
    “Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.”
  • Stanlicus
    “He who drinks a glass a day shall live to die another way.”


In literature:

Somebody held a glass of cool, creamy milk for him to drink, and by and by he was in a little white night-gown in the woman's lap.
"The Gate of the Giant Scissors" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Blows, drinking somewhat gingerly from the glass.
"A Spirit of Avarice" by W.W. Jacobs
Blows, drinking somewhat gingerly from the glass.
"Odd Craft, Complete" by W.W. Jacobs
One or two spoonfuls of the syrup in a glass of water makes a most refreshing drink.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
The upper and lower portions of the glass furnish another drinking anecdote.
"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character" by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
The corporal poured out a glass of beer, and persuaded her to drink it.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Destiny sometimes proffers us a glass of madness to drink.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
Of course you may; as you may become a drunkard through drinking a glass of beer.
"The Author's Craft" by Arnold Bennett
You ought never to drink champagne out of champagne glasses.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
There, take a drink, dearie; come now, empty the glass.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
For they have wine, not made of grapes, but of rice, and they drink it, not in glasses, but in cups.
"Far Off" by Favell Lee Mortimer
I always give my children the sugar in the glass after we have been taking a drink.
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
I remember falling into a chair, Mr. Moreland standing over me with a glass of something in his hand, which he forced me to drink.
"Coralie" by Charlotte M. Braeme
He smiled at her and raised his glass, as though to drink to her health.
"The Wild Olive" by Basil King
I hastened to drink, but while they drained their glasses, I could not get a drop from mine.
"Fifteen Years in Hell" by Luther Benson
He filled a glass with some liquid, pulled the hangings into place, and went back to you and made you drink it.
"The Gloved Hand" by Burton E. Stevenson
Fine clear Italian glass drinking vessels replaced even gold and silver goblets.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Shall we drink a glass now at the end of the voyage?
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5" by Various
So fill up your glasses to the brim and drink to the bride and bridegroom.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
There was no doctor: each could doctor himself by lying in the hot water and drinking more or fewer glasses of the iron water daily.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873." by Various

In poetry:

I ate like three strong men,
I drank enough for ten,
Each hour must have its glass
Yes, Drink and Gluttony
Have starved more brains, say I,
Than Hunger has.
"Passion's Hounds" by William H Davies
The tenth day, and they give
my mirror back. Who knows
how to drink pain, and live?
I look, and the glass shows
the truth, fine as a hair,
of the scalpel's wounding care.
"The Wound " by Gwen Harwood
A roaring old song of the ships and the men
In fine days departed which come not again . . .
With the chink of the glasses came drifting the tune
And the smell of the drinks out of Murphy’s saloon.
"The Old Shellback" by Cicely Fox Smith
Then fill up your glasses, and drink to the lasses,
We'll drink this town dry, then farewell to them all
And when we've got back to the Augathella Station,
We hope you'll come by there and pay us a call.
"Brisbane Ladies" by Anonymous Oceania
Drink! the last glass! And then ... "My thought?"
It is that when we've reached the last
Of pleasure we are like two who've fought,
Who have no common love but love
Of fighting--so does our passion prove!
"Over The Dregs" by Cale Young Rice
The Japanese next to me at the bar
bites at his sake with big irregular teeth.
Behind the heavy glasses (which he wears
like an elegant suit of clothes) his eyes
are yellow as the warm wine he is drinking.
"In a Bar Near Shibuya Station, Tokyo" by Paul Engle

In news:

Drinking about four or more 8-ounce glasses of water a day may protect against the development of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia), French researchers report.
But of course, even with the beer (roughly 100 to 200 calories per 12-ounce glass) and wine (150 to 300 calories per six-ounce glass), keep an eye on how much you're drinking for several reasons.
While Kim Kardashian was in Bahrain over the weekend, she took some time to pet a camel , and drink a glass of camel milk.
As the legend goes, comedian and podcast pioneer Adam Carolla found himself half-a-glass short of red wine one evening, and, needing to fill an empty void with an alcoholic beverage, topped his drink off with a heavy-handed vodka pour.
Somebody being shot in front of you, or you yourself shooting somebody became just like drinking a glass of water.
Several health organizations recommend drinking eight 8-ounce glasses a day to help your body run more efficiently .
From windows to mirrors to drinking vessels, glass permeates everyday life.
Town & Country's Brenda Collosi suggests three glasses per person because guests tend to drink different wines or lose track of their glass .
To accomplish this, morning and night advise clients to drink a full 8-ounce glass of Lydia 's purifying juice.
Thanksgiving is the one day of the year when people who do not normally drink wine have at least one glass with their traditional Thanksgiving Feast.
Everyone should drink eight glasses of water each day.
Standing up straight is like drinking eight glasses of water a day: Nice if you can do it, but it's not as though slouching will kill you, right.
None of them worked as well as the following: Before going to bed at night, eat a banana and drink a glass of milk.
Also take a glass of milk to bed to drink in case you get cramps.
Position the yarn over the spout, then place the loose end in a drinking glass.

In science:

The periphery of reality is quite limited in that if there is water in the glass, there is water and if there is no water then there is no water. This is reality. Imagination has a much wider periphery. Take an empty glass in summer, imagine there is water and pretend to drink it.
On Why and What of Randomness