tumbler

Part of speech: noun

A drinking glass without a foot.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which tumbles; a pigeon that turns somersaults in the air.

Part of speech: noun

In a lock, a latch that engages a bolt.

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Usage examples "tumbler":

  1. A common- sized tumbler holds half a pint. - "Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats", Miss Leslie.
  2. " Yet the tumbler full would be a great blessing for us all, just now," murmured Mrs. Budd. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. But fill up, fill up- you ain't got nothing in your tumbler. - "Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia", William Gilmore Simms.