jeroboam jeroboam  /ˌdʒɛ rə ˈboʊ əm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
  2. (n) a large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon)

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  1. In a wild auction at the Chicago office of Christie's in 1981, one exuberant connoisseur paid $13,000 for a jeroboam (equal to six bottles) of Petrus 1961.
  2. How about a limited edition jeroboam of Perrier-Jout's Rserve Belle Epoque delivered in its own beechwood case for $2,000? Or the special Noble Cuve from Lanson, which comes .
  3. Lainie Kazan and Iggy Pop will serenade you with Auld Lang Syne as you and yours suck the last dregs from your jeroboam of Roederer Cristal and giant tube worms and deep-sea shrimp .

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  1. This Champagne Holder Is Made From Paper and Potatoes

    Space-age. These days it seems as though any Champagne is only as good as the special-edition, breathlessly hyped container it comes in. So while Dom Perignon can claim Jeff Koons's dog , and Cristal's got a gold jeroboam , Veuve Clicquot is taking another route entirely with this cocoonlike thing , which is made of recycled paper and potato starch. Unlike its decadent, superfluous counterparts ...
    on September 26, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Charity Gala "La Part des Anges": A € 32,000 Record of Sale for Jeroboam LOUIS XIII

    COGNAC, France, September 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Held at Castle Brillac (Charente), the 2013 auction organized on behalf of the French Red Cross and the Ark of Charente saw - among 27 prizes - the price of LOUIS XIII Le Jeroboam rise up at € 32,000 (estimated at € 20,000)....
    on September 23, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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