rummer


rummer
/rum"euhr/, n.
a large drinking glass or cup.
[1645-55; < D roemer large wine glass, esp. for Rhine wine, perh. deriv. of roemen to praise (as in drinking a toast)]

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  • Rummer — Rum mer, n. [D. roemer, romer, akin to G. r[ o]mer, Sw. remmare; perhaps properly, Roman.] A large and tall glass, or drinking cup. [Obs.] J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rummer — [rum′ər] n. [Du roemer < roemen, to praise (akin to OHG hruom, praise, hruod , fame: see ROBERT1) hence, orig., a glass used for drinking toasts] a large drinking glass or cup …   English World dictionary

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  • rummer — /ˈrʌmə/ (say rumuh) noun a large drinking glass or cup typically of a heavy goblet shape. {compare Flemish rummer, German Romer; origin uncertain} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rummer — noun Etymology: German or Dutch; German Römer, from Dutch roemer Date: 1654 a large bowled footed drinking glass often elaborately etched or engraved …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rummer — noun A large and tall glass, or drinking cup …   Wiktionary

  • Rummer — This remarkable surname may well be the first example of a national surname. Recorded in many spellings including Roman, Romain, Roma, Romao, Romeo, and Romero to give some popular forms, it is recorded in almost every European country. In… …   Surnames reference

  • rummer — noun a large stemmed drinking glass. Origin C17: of Low Du. origin; related to Du. roemer …   English new terms dictionary

  • rummer — rum·mer …   English syllables

  • rummer — rum•mer [[t]ˈrʌm ər[/t]] n. a large drinking glass or cup • Etymology: 1645–55; < D roemer large wine glass, esp. for Rhine wine, perh. der. of roemen to praise (as in drinking a toast) …   From formal English to slang