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Iredale produced a decanter and glasses and a carafe of water.

A carafe of Spanish wine and some glasses stood on a table close by.

There was an empty inkstand there also, and a carafe of water with a glass by it.

He flew and returned with a glass, the decanter of brandy and a carafe of water.

The speaker then paused, and took a sip of water from the carafe which stood at his elbow.

I return with a glass and a carafe and pour out for her as much as she wishes.

Teevan came back, bearing a carafe and a bottle of soda water.

On a table in the centre stood a carafe of wine and a basket of sweet biscuit.

The stuff is always tepid, for the water in the carafe has a temperature of 80 degrees.

What could there have been to fascinate, he mused, in that carafe of—water?

WORD ORIGIN

1786, from French carafe (17c.), from Italian caraffa (or Spanish garrafa), probably from Arabic gharraf "drinking cup," or Persian qarabah "a large flagon."

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