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loving cup

noun

Definition of loving cup

  1. 1 :  a large ornamental drinking vessel with two or more handles

  2. 2 :  a loving cup given as a token or trophy



Origin and Etymology of loving cup

from its former use in ceremonial drinking


First Known Use: 1812


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