[ gob-lit ]
/ ˈgɒb lɪt /


a drinking glass with a foot and stem.
Archaic. a bowl-shaped drinking vessel with no handles.

Origin of goblet

1300–50; Middle English gobelet<Old French, diminutive of gobel cup ≪ Celtic
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British Dictionary definitions for goblet

/ (ˈɡɒblɪt) /


a vessel for drinking, usually of glass or metal, with a base and stem but without handles
archaic a large drinking cup shaped like a bowl

Word Origin for goblet

C14: from Old French gobelet a little cup, from gobel ultimately of Celtic origin
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