stirrup cup


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a farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart)

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It's rhyming slang, deriving from the cockney dialect version of one well-known group of drinkers from the stirrup cup.
Unfortunately, though, after the hunt when everyone is enjoying the traditional stirrup cup - a fiery brew - in their crystal glasses the runners tend to be so professional that they won't drink at all or partake in this aspect of the day out," explained Brian Dawson.
One of the highlights of the year is the Beltane Festival in June when the Cornet and His Lass tether their horses outside and come in for a traditonal stirrup cup.
THE Stirrup Cup anglers enjoyed some good canal sport at the weekend on the Birmingham-Fazeley with winner, Clark Taylor, including bream to 1lb 8oz, perch to 1lb 8oz and roach to 10oz in his winning 10-5-0 bag.
Around 90 riders paraded along the High Street before being presented with the Stirrup Cup and moving out for the annual hunt.
You'II want to come by Lorraine's Bistro for a relaxing breakfast, lunch or dinner, and the Stirrup Cup Lounge is a great place to relax at the end of a busy day.
A silver-gilt fox mask stirrup cup and stand made in London in 1787 by Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp.
A big crowd watched the riders set off from the Town Hall after receiving a stirrup cup from the civic party.
That means doing all that is traditionally associated with hunting from the stirrup cup to red coats to enjoying a day in the fresh air and that should cause problems for no one as long as they don't use their dogs to hunt a wild mammal.
Two winners are for Charlie Egerton, with Djebel Prince taking the handicap hurdle and Stirrup Cup the three-mile chase, and two are for Oliver Sherwood as Beauchamp Express lands the hurdle over two and three-quarter miles and Stormhead takes the novice hurdle.
leered Fat Barry from sales, as we all enjoyed a stirrup cup in O'Blimey's.
Or maybe it was just the effect of all that stirrup cup which they were plied with
Photo: This stirrup cup, shaped like a hound's head, was ma de in England in the late 19th century.
It wasn't just the carp having a munch - on Birmingham's Earlswood Lakes Kevin Tipton took what may be a Yachter Lake record 79-6-0 bag of bream - all on feeder and worm from peg 54, while on the Birmingham Fazeley Canal at Curdworth, Martin Lane had an excellent 21-7-0 of skimmers to easily win the Stirrup Cup match.