Synonyms for vase

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The girl shortened the stems of the roses and put them in a vase on Katy's dresser.

It looked grave and bare, with not even a flower in a vase to brighten it.

Bishop noticed the thistle bouquet in a vase over the chronometer.

Mabel looked at me and then picked up a vase off the mantle over the fire-place.

Lydia did no dusting of tables or arranging of flowers in a vase.

Madame at once knocked down two wine-glasses and a vase of flowers.

"It is a vase made of an emerald stone," answered the stranger.

This is thrown into the air, either from a vase or from the hand.

He took a flower from a vase, and put it into the hand that was cold.

The vase had a very small neck, and spread out at the top like a bowl.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Middle French vase, from Latin vas "container, vessel." American English preserves the original English pronunciation (Swift rhymes it with face, Byron with place and grace), while British English shifted mid-19c. to preference for a pronunciation that rhymes with bras.

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