a wide-mouthed glass or metal bottle with a lip or spout, for holding and serving beverages.
There is another scene in which Meredith pours a cup of coffee from a carafe in the kitchen she shares with Knox.
Lifetime’s Amanda Knox Movie Barbie Latza Nadeau February 14, 2011
My only line was, I pour some water from a carafe into a glass and say, “Here, Harry, have some water and calm down.”
Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview Alex Belth February 15, 2014
When you order a cup, a carafe is brought to your place at the table or counter so you can refill your cup as needed.
Welcome to Yooperland, A Little Slice of Finland in Michigan Jane & Michael Stern May 10, 2014
The fellow saluted and went out, presently to return with a carafe full of water, and a glass.
The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge Percy F. Westerman
Iredale produced a decanter and glasses and a carafe of water.
The Hound From The North Ridgwell Cullum
Both men started instantly to hand her the carafe that stood on a table near by.
Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer Cyrus Townsend Brady
He flew and returned with a glass, the decanter of brandy and a carafe of water.
Dracula Bram Stoker
There was an empty inkstand there also, and a carafe of water with a glass by it.
The Angel of Pain E. F. Benson
The speaker then paused, and took a sip of water from the carafe which stood at his elbow.
Mike P. G. Wodehouse
The young girl ran and fetched a carafe of water and a tumbler, standing on a table by the wall.
With Frederick the Great G. A. Henty
an open-topped glass container for serving water or wine at table
(as modifier): a carafe wine
1786, from French carafe (17c.), from Italian caraffa (or Spanish garrafa), probably from Arabic gharraf “drinking cup,” or Persian qarabah “a large flagon.”
any Asiatic tree or shrub of the genus Caragana, of the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and mostly yellow flowers, used as hedge plants in the U.S., especially in cold regions. Historical Examples caragana frutex, formerly called caragana frutescens, is a somewhat taller shrub and not quite so floriferous. Trees, Fruits and Flowers of […]
noun a variant spelling of carrageen
Constantine, Karamanlis, Konstantinos. Konstantinos [kawn-stahn-dee-naws] /ˌkɔn stɑnˈdi nɔs/ (Show IPA), 1907–98, Greek politician: prime minister 1955–63, 1974–80; president 1980–85, 1990–95. noun Konstantinos (kɔnstanˈtinɔs). 1907–98, Greek statesman; prime minister of Greece (1955–58; 1958–61; 1961–63; 1974–80): president of Greece (1980–85; 1990–95)
a tree, Averrhoa carambola, native to southeastern Asia, bearing deeply ridged, yellow-brown, edible fruit. Also called star fruit. the fruit itself. Historical Examples Now, we will not leave them, adds the wild man, till you have had a carambola boca de jarro! Wild Spain (Espaa agreste) Abel Chapman noun a tree, Averrhoa carambola, probably native […]