(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. vitreous ware, crystal, glasswork, glass.
Types of common glassware include: tumbler, mug, jug, decanter, bottle, jar, tableware, glass ovenware, vase, lamp base, flower bowl, goblet, sherbet glass, wine glass, liqueur glass, champagne glass, tulip glass, cocktail glass, highball glass, old-fashioned glass, margarita glass, water glass, cordial glass, brandy snifter, pony, shot glass, jigger, Pilsener glass, beer shell, stein, cake tray, parfait glass, beer mug, aleyard.

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