A large bowl for serving a beverage, such as punch.(noun)
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Use "punch bowl" in a sentence
"The booze-free punch bowl was right next to the festive variety, and I could tell that Hunter and I were on the same page."
"She pronounced "slow" a "Fancy Dance" executed during an intermission by Baby Rennsdale and Georgie Bassett, giving it as her opinion that Miss Rennsdale and Mr. Bassett were "dead ones"; and she expressed surprise that the punch bowl contained lemonade and not champagne."
"To dress up the popcorn-mix up a punch bowl of Oscar ambrosia-butter-laced popcorn tossed with chocolates and dusted with edible gold leaf."