Drinking-cup

  • 1 Kylix (drinking cup) — For other uses, see Kylix (disambiguation). Kylix by Euergides (circa 500 BC) in the British Museum, London. A kylix (or cylix, pl.: kylixes or kylikes; Ancient Greek: κύλιξ, pl.. κύλικες) is a type of wine drinking g …

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  • 2 Drinking — Drink ing, n. 1. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing. [1913 Webster] 2. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster] 3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal. [1913 Webster] Note: Drinking is used… …

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  • 3 Drinking horn — Drinking Drink ing, n. 1. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing. [1913 Webster] 2. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster] 3. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal. [1913 Webster] Note: Drinking is …

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  • 4 Cup — A cup is any of a variety of drinkware used to consume food or beverage. Cup or cups may also refer to: In archaeology For Cup and ring marks, the cup refers to a type of carved hole in petroglyphs In cooking: Measuring cup, a measuring… …

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  • 5 Drinking And Driving Wrecks Lives — was the tagline to a series of public information films (PIFs) that ran in the UK during the 1980s and 1990s, addressing the problem of drink driving. Unlike earlier campaigns which focused on consequences to the offender, this campaign was more… …

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  • 6 Drinking Made Easy — Format Travel Show, Alcohol Related Customs Starring Zane Lamprey Country of origin   …

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  • 7 Cup — (k[u^]p), n. [AS. cuppe, LL. cuppa cup; cf. L. cupa tub, cask; cf. also Gr. ky ph hut, Skr. k[=u]pa pit, hollow, OSlav. kupa cup. Cf. {Coop}, {Cupola}, {Cowl} a water vessel, and {Cob}, {Coif}, {Cop}.] 1. A small vessel, used commonly to drink… …

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  • 8 Cup and ball — Cup Cup (k[u^]p), n. [AS. cuppe, LL. cuppa cup; cf. L. cupa tub, cask; cf. also Gr. ky ph hut, Skr. k[=u]pa pit, hollow, OSlav. kupa cup. Cf. {Coop}, {Cupola}, {Cowl} a water vessel, and {Cob}, {Coif}, {Cop}.] 1. A small vessel, used commonly to… …

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  • 9 Cup and can — Cup Cup (k[u^]p), n. [AS. cuppe, LL. cuppa cup; cf. L. cupa tub, cask; cf. also Gr. ky ph hut, Skr. k[=u]pa pit, hollow, OSlav. kupa cup. Cf. {Coop}, {Cupola}, {Cowl} a water vessel, and {Cob}, {Coif}, {Cop}.] 1. A small vessel, used commonly to… …

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  • 10 cup — [kup] n. [ME & OE cuppe < LL cuppa, altered < L cupa, tub < IE * keup , a hollow < base * keu , to bend, arch > COOMB, HUMP] 1. a small, open container for beverages, usually bowl shaped and with a handle 2. the bowl part of a… …

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  • 11 cup — ► NOUN 1) a small bowl shaped container for drinking from. 2) a cup shaped trophy, usually with a stem and two handles, awarded as a prize in a sports contest. 3) a sports contest in which the winner is awarded a cup. 4) chiefly N. Amer. a… …

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  • 12 cup — [n] container for drinking beaker, bowl, cannikin, chalice, cupful, demitasse, draught, drink, goblet, grail, mug, potion, stein, taster, teacup, tumbler, vessel; concept 494 …

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  • 13 Drinking game — Beer Pong is a common physical drinking game. Drinking games are games which involve the consumption of alcoholic beverages. These games vary widely in scope and complexity, although the purpose of most is to become intoxicated as quickly as… …

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  • 14 Drinking horn — The Roordahuizum drinking horn, made in the mid 16th century by silversmith Albert Jacobs Canter, kept in the Frisian Museum at Leeuwarden[1] A drinking horn is the horn of a bovid used as a drinking vessel. Drinking horns are known from… …

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  • 15 cup — n. prize 1) to lose; win a cup 2) a challenge cup small drinking vessel 3) to drain one s cup 4) a coffee; drinking; paper; plastic cup; teacup 5) (misc.) to be in one s cups ( to be drunk ) * * * [kʌp] drinking paper …

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  • 16 cup — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 container ADJECTIVE ▪ empty ▪ full ▪ half empty, half full ▪ broken, chipped, cracked …

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  • 17 cup — cup1 W1S1 [kʌp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for drinking)¦ 2¦(drink)¦ 3¦(amount of liquid/food)¦ 4¦(sport competition)¦ 5¦(round thing)¦ 6¦(golf)¦ 7¦(clothing)¦ 8¦(alcohol)¦ 9 not be your cup of tea 10 in your cups …

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  • 18 drinking — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Swallowing a liquid Nouns 1. drinking, imbibing, potation, libation; social drinking; bacchanalia; blue law; cocktail party, open or cash bar; bring your own bottle or booze, BYOB, compotation, keg party;… …

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  • 19 cup — I. noun Etymology: Middle English cuppe, from Old English, from Late Latin cuppa cup, alteration of Latin cupa tub more at hive Date: before 12th century 1. an open usually bowl shaped drinking vessel 2. a. a drinking vessel and its contents b.… …

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  • 20 cup — 1. An excavated or hallowed structure, either anatomic or pathologic. SYN: poculum. 2. SYN: cupping glass. [A.S. cuppe] Diogenes c. SYN: c. of palm. dry c. a cupping glass formerly applied to the unbroken skin to draw blood to the …

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