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highball

Chiefly US
(originally in railway use) a signal that the way ahead is clear and one may proceed
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of Kyoto, which is increasing sales of its canned shochu (distilled spirit) highball, said, ''As people eat at home more due to the sluggish economy, highballs make a nice accompaniment to meals.
Domestic whisky is in vogue once more as young people acquire a taste for the highball, a cocktail made by mixing whisky and soda.
the perfect hour for both newcomers and longtime fans of the classic Rat Pack experience to enjoy highballs, hi-jinks and happy hour with Frank, Sammy, Joey and Dean
Not only did he winmorethanhisfairshareof highballs,heplayedtheroleof jinkywingertosetupSutton's goalandnotchedonehimself withthehelpofLarsson.
Such lines as Linear, Club, Axis, Direction, Reef, Donatello, Round Oval, Tempo, Oslo II, Newport, Trio, Wave, Jazz and Cinch -- which was most prominently highlighted -- include highballs and double old-fashioneds, or DOFs, while Crescent adds 6-ounce juice and 16-ounce cooler/iced tea glasses to its mix.
The line includes stemware, iced teas, DOFs, highballs, bowls and vases.
Lenox, which has big plans for its barware category this year, is offering promotions in the Lenox and Gorham crystal brands: buy three double old-fashioneds or highballs from Gorham's Lady Anne, Diamond or Rosewood collections, or Lenox's Debut assortment, and get the fourth one free.
For instance, the crystal spreads in recent Ross-Simon catalogs generally picture four shapes -- goblet, claret, flute and iced beverage -- and some patterns also have listed the prices and order numbers for highballs, double old-fashioneds, brandys, tumblers and specialty wines.
A line of Campbell's soup glassware will be sold in sets, and will be available in shapes like double old-fashioneds, highballs and soup mugs.
The beverageware lines contain highballs, double old-fashioneds, glitter tumblers, mugs and water goblets.
The new Vibrations collection consists of highballs and on- the-rocks, sold in a set of four.
Trilogy barware from Block China & Crystal comes in three colors: cobalt, emerald and amethyst; and two styles, DOF and highball.