Definition of "jorum" []

  • A large drinking bowl. (noun)
  • The amount that such a bowl contains. (noun)
  • A large drinking bowl or vessel or its contents (noun)

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Use "jorum" in a sentence
  • "She was confident that William had received "jorum," and that marks of it might yet be found."
  • "He kindles this heap in a twinkling, and produces a jorum of hot brandy and water; for that bottle of his keeps company with the seasons, and now holds nothing but the purest eau de vie."
  • "Pre-Adamite sop, or the ruins of some enormous jorum of antediluvian toast-and-water."