Origin of finger bowl
Examples from the Web for finger bowl
Tancred had tossed his cigar—a cigar that ranked nearly with a Havanese—into the finger-bowl.A Transient Guest|Edgar Saltus
I have already selected your two eggs, put fresh water into your finger-bowl, and a snow-white napkin on your plate.Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo|Louis Guimbaud
At each plate was a tiny nose-gay held in the beak of a crystal bird, the body of which was a finger-bowl.
When you think that until last year she had actually never seen a finger-bowl, or spoken to a servant!The Beloved Woman|Kathleen Norris
Shall we each find a Koh-i-noor diamond in our finger-bowl as a slight mark of your esteem?The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds