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Women too carried knives themselves, usually two small knives and a fork in a sheath hanging from their girdle on a cord so long that it hung in front of them and the tip of the sheath reached almost to their ankles. People drank, but very rarely from the bok al/5, which was mostly for beer. True, there were crystal glasses, but only what is now called Venetian crystal ; in the middle of them, where one held them, they were shaped like a two-headed eagle or the two wings of an eagle; but they were not used for drinking, or if so, very seldom.