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Mead glasses

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A type of English drinking glass for drinking mead. The form of the glass is controversial, but the type traditionally but dubiously associated with mead drinking has a shallow globular bowl with a slightly inverted rim, set on a stemmed foot. ILDCGL

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drinking glasses

Term used for

glasses, mead

Equivalent Terms used

mead glass


11yrs ago

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