thistle tube


noun

a glass funnel consisting of a long narrow tube with a thistle-shaped head.

Nearby words

  1. this-worldliness,
  2. thisaway,
  3. thisbe,
  4. thistle,
  5. thistle butterfly,
  6. thistledown,
  7. thistly,
  8. thither,
  9. thitherto,
  10. thitherward

Origin of thistle tube

First recorded in 1890–95

Also called thistle funnel.

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