• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cupping-glass a glass used in the operation of cupping
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cuppe (Fr. coupe, It. coppa, a cup, the head); all from L. cupa, cuppa, a tub.


In literature:

Crouching low, he once more peered through the glasses above the edge of the cup-like depression.
"The Border Boys Across the Frontier" by Fremont B. Deering
Serve in glass cups and add a portion of the fig on each cup.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Cup, glass, and number four bottle, Frederick, my son.
"In the Mahdi's Grasp" by George Manville Fenn
The flowers are large, and shaped somewhat like a cup, or rather a wine-glass, and bees often go into them to get honey.
"Rollo's Experiments" by Jacob Abbott
There were also Nailsea walking sticks made of twisted glass, and many curious cups.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
He had drunk four large glasses of milk and two cups of coffee during the half hour.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
A glass of whisky was cupped in Anson's closed hand.
"Little Lost Sister" by Virginia Brooks
He took a decanter from a large case, filled a good-sized liqueur glass for her and set it beside her cup.
"Fair Margaret" by Francis Marion Crawford
Smash went trenchers and cups and glasses!
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
The copper fuel line curved down from the firewall to a glass sediment cup.
"It Could Be Anything" by John Keith Laumer

In poetry:

Does he drink small beer from a silver jug?
Or a bowl? or a glass? or a cup? or a mug?
or a POT,
The Akond of Swat?
"The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear
Then slowly up--as from a cup
Seethes poison--lifts the sea;
Wild mass on mass, as in black glass,
The town glows fiery.
"The City Of Darkness" by Madison Julius Cawein
HIGHWAY and lane lie parched and white;
Foliage droops in the burning light ;
Leaves are silent and meres like glass ;
King-cups pine in the thirsty grass.
"June Rain" by David Gow
MEANWHILE the house-keeper for linen sought;
Knives, forks, plates, spoons, cups, glass and chairs she
The fricassee was served, the dame partook,
And on the dish with pleasure seemed to look.
"The Falcon" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

If you have not done so already, I encourage you to try a glass of biodynamic wine, or a salad made with biodynamic vegetables, a steaming cup of biodynamic tea, a biodynamic skin or body lotion.
Glass Pitcher & Cup Set by Esque Studio.
WESTFIELD — Imagine moving into an apartment without a set of dishes or glasses, pots and pans or a way to make a cup of coffee.
They say there were two glass meth pipes, and a cup being used as a urinal next to the boy.
Strain sauce into a 4-cup glass measure.
No glass sundae cup here.
When the University of Michigan Museum of Art reopened with its glamorous new wing in March, one thing that was missing was the café—we were supposed to get a place to have nosh, sip a cup of tea, or quaff a glass of wine.
Pineapple juice 1/2 cup crushed ice Tools: blender, strainer Glass: Collins Garnish: pineapple wedge and cherries.
Enjoy your tasty beverage in this drinking glass and don't be caught with a disposable red cup again.
Leslie Robey, 16 Cappuccino cups $40, 12 small & 6 large Prism Glass Ornaments $60.
Mix ingredients for Brulee with electric mixer on medium speed for 2-3 minutes, and portion into six glass ramekins (generally ½ cup per portion).
Come during the workday for a cup of coffee or on Wednesday hump day, 5-9 pm, for $3 bottled beers and $5 wines by the glass.
Transfer to a small bowl or a 1-cup glass measure.
Place a cake piece in the bottom of each of 12 shot glasses or demitasse cups, pressing lightly.
Boston shaker with pint-glass cup, strainer Glass: double old fashioned.