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Typical glassware

This list of glassware[1] includes drinking vessels (drinkware) and "tableware used to set a table for eating a meal, general glass items such as vases, and glasses used in the catering industry. It does not include "laboratory glassware.



Drinkware, beverageware (colloquially referred to as cups) is a general term for a vessel intended to contain "beverages or liquid "foods for "drinking or consumption.[2]

The word cup comes from "Middle English cuppe, from "Old English, from Late Latin cuppa, drinking vessel, perhaps variant of Latin cupa, tub, cask.[2] The first known use of the word cup is before the 12th century.[4]


A classic 20-facet "Soviet table-glass, produced in the city of "Gus-Khrustalny since 1943.

Tumblers are flat-bottomed drinking glasses.

Beer glassware[edit]

Whisky tasting glass


A margarita glass


A variety of drinking glasses

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Glassware". The Free Dictionary By Farlex. Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Cups". The Free Dictionary By Farlex. Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  3. ^ McClenehan, Robert L. Some Scottish Quaichs. Illinois, 1955, p. 3.
  4. ^ "Cup". Merriam Webster. Retrieved 2012-05-20. 
  5. ^ Herbst, Sharon; Herbst, Ron (1998). The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide. New York: Broadway Books. p. 8. "ISBN "978-0-7679-0197-0. 
  6. ^ Rathbun, A. J. (2007). Good Spirits: Recipes, Revelations, Refreshments, and Romance, Shaken and Served with a Twist. Boston, Massachusetts: The Harvard Common Press. p. 13. "ISBN "978-1-55832-336-0. 
  7. ^ Martin McGookin @ http://www.Glencairn.co.uk. "THE OFFICIAL Whisky Glass - The only way to drink Whisky/Whiskey!". Whiskyglass.com. Retrieved 2014-05-20. 

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