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Definitions of cup

  1. To draw blood under an exhausted cup. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To shape like or place in a cup. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To extract blood from the body by means of cupping-glasses from which the air has been exhausted:-pr.p. cupping; pa.p. cupped. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To bleed by exhausted receivers placed over cuts in the skin. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green; "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. cup-shaped plant organ Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. put into a cup; "cup the milk" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. A small vessel, used commonly to drink from; as, a tin cup, a silver cup, a wine cup; especially, in modern times, the pottery or porcelain vessel, commonly with a handle, used with a saucer in drinking tea, coffee, and the like. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. The contents of such a vessel; a cupful. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Repeated potations; social or excessive indulgence in intoxicating drinks; revelry. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. That which is to be received or indured; that which is allotted to one; a portion. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Anything shaped like a cup; as, the cup of an acorn, or of a flower. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. A cupping glass or other vessel or instrument used to produce the vacuum in cupping. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To supply with cups of wine. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. See Cupping. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To make concave or in the form of a cup; as, to cup the end of a screw. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. A cock or cup containing grease, to serve as a lubricator. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A small drinking vessel; something shaped like a cup; in golf, a small hole in the course. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. A vessel used to contain liquid: a drinking-vessel: the liquid contained in a cup: that which we must receive or undergo: afflictions: blessings. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. A small drinking-vessel; anything shaped like a cup. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A small drinking vessel, or its contents; one's lot. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A vessel to drink out of; the liquor contained in it; the joy or sorrow in one's lot, given, as it were, to drink; anything hollow like a cup; a cupping-glass; a drinking entertainment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Any structure resembling a cup. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for cup

  1. Would you like a cup of tea made for you? – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  2. Don't you want a cup o' tea? – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
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