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Drinking vessels consisting of a wide flat or shallow bowl supported on a stem with a central knop, made with or without handles and rarely with a cover; used especially with reference to 16th-century forms. For dishlike vessels set on a high stem and used for serving food or drink, use "salvers."

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drinking vessels

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