cup


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the quantity a cup will hold

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any cup-shaped concavity

a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces

cup-shaped plant organ

a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl

the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green

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a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition

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form into the shape of a cup

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treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin

References in classic literature ?
The Saxon replied not to this politic insinuation, but, rising up, and filling his cup to the brim, be addressed Prince John in these words:
There were several of these revolving bookcases standing here and there about the library; on one of them stood the two cups of coffee, and on another a large open book.
However, on the third night the soldier carried away one of the golden cups as a token of where he had been.
I've got a capital little cup among my traps, and I'll give it to you to drink your milk in, as it is made of wood that is supposed to improve whatever is put into it something like a quassia cup.
We'll `tak a cup o' kindness yet for auld lang syne.
a couple of fine companions: pray, where's the cup you stole
One, two, three, four, five--but where, then, is the cup of Mr.
Bitterness is in the cup even of the best love: thus doth it cause longing for the Superman; thus doth it cause thirst in thee, the creating one!
Half-a-dozen dishes stood upon the shelves; the table was laid for supper with a bowl of porridge, a horn spoon, and a cup of small beer.
It's a long time since I read of it--I can't remember where--but I know they have got a gold cup of sorts worth several thousands.
The new supply arriving, he took the cup from his servant's hand; and saying, with a charming affability, 'I am obliged to you, Peak,' dismissed him.
Corney was about to solace herself with a cup of tea.
I saw, with the utmost surprise, an old Moor enter my chamber, with a kind of small dagger, all over rusty, and a mallet in his hand, and three cups of horn about half a foot long.
By this time, you must know, the feast had progressed far, and the butchers were deep in their cups.
Fire-flies hung in bright clusters on the dewy leaves, that waved in the cool night-wind; and the flowers stood gazing, in very wonder, at the little Elves, who lay among the fern-leaves, swung in the vine-boughs, sailed on the lake in lily cups, or danced on the mossy ground, to the music of the hare-bells, who rung out their merriest peal in honor of the night.