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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

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The old man, furious at this insolence as he considered it, took a cup and threw it at the Caliph, who easily avoided a missile from the hand of a drunken man.
Then I examined the coffee cups, and I knew enough chemistry to find poison in the dregs of one of them.
There they all landed, and went into the castle, and each prince danced with his princess; and the soldier, who was all the time invisible, danced with them too; and when any of the princesses had a cup of wine set by her, he drank it all up, so that when she put the cup to her mouth it was empty.
Her voice was soft and musical--Tarzan could scarce realize that its possessor in a moment more would be transformed by the fanatical ecstasy of religious zeal into a wild-eyed and bloodthirsty executioner, who, with dripping knife, would be the first to drink her victim's red, warm blood from the little golden cup that stood upon the altar.
a couple of fine companions: pray, where's the cup you stole
With infinite care, he took a drop or two from the grounds in each cup, sealing them up in separate test tubes, tasting each in turn as he did so.
She thrust a bare, white arm from the curtain which shielded her open door, and received the cup from his hands.
He presented the cup to Hester, who received it with a slow, earnest look into his face; not precisely a look of fear, yet full of doubt and questioning as to what his purposes might be.
Now, Catherine, you are letting your tears fall into my cup.
On such occasions he would start up, quaff a cup of wine as if to raise his spirits, and then mingle in the conversation by some observation made abruptly or at random.
Tiggy-winkle made tea--a cup for herself and a cup for Lucie.
Picture to yourselves, my dear children, a handsome, old-fashioned room, with a large, open cupboard at one end, in which is displayed a magnificent gold cup, with some other splendid articles of gold and silver plate.
Come, now," he went on, bringing forward the bottle and the loaf and pouring some wine into a cup, "I must have a bit and a sup myself.
He flourished back and got his cup and set it down triumphantly, and said:
Napoleon sat down, toying with his Sevres coffee cup, and motioned Balashev to a chair beside him.