Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4

Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4

created by

Eliza Todd

$35.00

Eliza Todd created by

Eliza Todd

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Drinks By Definition

Acting as both a challenge to wordsmiths and an invitation to imbibe, this set of verbose vessels was inspired by the fluid power of words. Artist Eliza Todd considers herself a collector of words, constantly on the hunt for engaging terminology that has faded into near obscurity. To mirror their antique association, the terms and their definitions are printed in a stylized, typewriter-inspired effect, resulting in a handsome set of glassware that educates as it serves up your favorite craft brew. Glassware made in the USA; decorated in Lawrence, Kansas.

Words & Definitions:

abligurition, n
Phonetics: ab-lig-your-ish-en
Root: Latin - abliguritio
1. Lavishly spending on food and drink.

capernoited, adj
Phonetics: kay-pir-noy-ted
Root: Unknown
1. Slightly altered in the head by drinking; tipsy.

crapulous, adj
Phonetics: krap-ya-luhs
Root: Latin - crapulosus
1. Marked by an over consumption of eating or drinking.

homerkin, n
Phonetics: hoh-mir-kin
Root: Hebrew - homer
1. An obsolete measure used for beer.

Check out the Life By Definition Wine Glassesand Life By Definition Whiskey Glasses.

We chatted with Eliza about how she took the plunge from working in the computer industry to full-time artist, thanks to her weird and wonderful antiquated words. See the whole story on our blog.

Eliza Todd

created by

Eliza Todd

location

Illinois

“Words help to create reality. They set the stage for our future.”

Chicago-based mixed media artist and graphic designer Eliza Todd has been producing art for as long as she can remember. A strong believer that every soul craves creativity, she is always looking for new ways to tell a story. When she was searching for a single word to help describe one of her art projects, her research led her to the word "efflorescence," which means "the process of unfolding, as if coming into flower." This simple discovery inspired her to unearth more antiquated and lesser-known words in order provide deeper meaning and symbolism to her work. She now considers herself a collector of words and uses their meanings to start and expand on new projects.


We chatted with Eliza about how she took the plunge from working in the computer industry to full-time artist, thanks to her weird and wonderful antiquated words. See the whole story on our blog.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
Glass
Measurements
6.1" H x 3.4" diameter; 20 fl. oz. capacity
Care
Top rack dishwasher safe.
Item ID
26419

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UncommonGoodsLife by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4
 
5.0

(based on 10 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Unique (7)
  • Comfortable to hold (6)
  • Thick glass (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (7)
  • Informal (5)
  • Decorative (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent entertainer (3), Practical (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (7)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (5)

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5.0

These are cool!

By 

from NY

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Comfortable To Hold
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

    My niece loved them!

     
    5.0

    Love them.

    By 

    from Barcelona, Spain

    About Me Frequent Entertainer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Comfortable To Hold
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Decorative
      • Home
      • Informal

      Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

      These glasses were a birthday present for my brother in law and a big hit. They're beautiful and witty. Now I want them for myself!

       
      5.0

      Quirky

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      from Bozeman, MT

      About Me Frequent Entertainer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable To Hold
      • Thick Glass
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decorative
        • Home

        Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

        My friends are kinda difficult to buy for. But these glasses are perfect. Both love beer & just needed something personal in their kitchen. So cute!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah
         
        5.0

        This product is fun AND functional!

        By 

        from Roswell, GA

        About Me Stylish

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Comfortable To Hold
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decorative
          • Home
          • Informal

          Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

          This gift was fun. My boss is all about the beer AND the words so perfect fit. Great conversation starter!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other
           
          5.0

          Fun gift for literary drinker!

          By 

          from North Wales, PA

          About Me Frequent Entertainer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Informal

            Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

            This gift was well received. We all had fun trying to define the words before reading each definition. Clever gift for someone who enjoys a good beer and good conversation!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah
             
            5.0

            Fun, educational and functional

            By 

            from Buhler, KS

            About Me Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Comfortable To Hold
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Durable
            • Thick Glass
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Informal

              Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

              These glasses were given along with the brewing journal to my new son-in-law who loves to create craft beers. They are a perfect size for drinks with family and friends and a fun way for him to serve his latest recipes. And as a teacher, I appreciate learning a new word or two in the process!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah
               
              5.0

              Love these!

              By 

              from Battle Ground,WA

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable To Hold
              • Dishwasher Safe
              • Durable
              • Thick Glass
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Informal

                Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

                I really enjoy these glasses. They are a real conversation piece.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect Birthday Gift for my Husband

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                from Overland Park, KS

                Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

                I have been looking for a unique gift for my husband for our basement bar. He's going to love them. Looks perfect for an Irish ale this time of year.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Birthday

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                For the logophiles

                By 

                from UK

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Conversation Stimulation
                • Educational
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                • Encourages Drink

                Best Uses

                • In Your Home Bar

                Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

                Great product for my logophile boss. Given as a gift the set seemed to be received well and became the topic of conversation for the week. Particularly as we considered ourselves very literate and didn't know some of the words & meanings! How humbling!

                Service and delivery comments:

                Service was fantastic; although I had made an error placing the order the customer service was prompt replying to my email over a weekend (never happens in the UK!) and sorted exactly as promised.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                fun and classy

                By 

                from Chicago, IL

                Comments about UncommonGoods Life by Definition Beer Glasses - Set of 4:

                perfect size, great quality, fun and different. I own these myself and also know several beer connoisours who are word-smiths who will love these. Appeals to the eclectic, witty beer fan. Love them!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

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