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Tumblers (drinking glasses)

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Drinking vessels without a stem, foot, or handle and technically having a rounded bottom; also includes similar forms with heavy, flattened bottoms.

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Broader Terms used

drinking glasses

Term used for

cups, tumbler
tumbler cups

Equivalent Terms used

tumbler (drinking glass)


11yrs ago

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