eggcup
noun Date: 1773 a cup for holding an egg that is to be eaten from the shell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eggcup — egg|cup [ˈeg kʌp] n ↑eggcup, ↑shell, ↑white, ↑yolk a small container that holds a boiled egg while you eat it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eggcup — /eg kup /, n. a small cup or bowl for serving a boiled egg. [1825 35; EGG1 + CUP] * * * …   Universalium

  • eggcup — noun A small dish used to support a boiled egg whilst being eaten …   Wiktionary

  • eggcup — egg|cup [ eg,kʌp ] noun count a small container used for holding a SOFT BOILED egg while you eat it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eggcup — see egg cup …   English dictionary

  • eggcup — cup used for holding a boiled egg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eggcup — noun (C) a small container that holds a boiled egg while you eat it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eggcup — egg•cup [[t]ˈɛgˌkʌp[/t]] n. coo a small cup for serving a boiled egg • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • eggcup — /ˈɛgkʌp/ (say egkup) noun a small cup for holding a boiled egg upright …   Australian English dictionary

  • eggcup — n. a cup for holding a boiled egg …   Useful english dictionary

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