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Cups and chalices (modern hearts) might have stood for the clergy; swords (spades) for the nobility or the military; coins (diamonds) for the merchants; and batons (clubs) for peasants.
Supermodel Christie Brinkley and many more have been spotted sipping the refreshing citrus cocktail from its chalice-like glass.
Families such as the as the Saylers, Drurys and Warders donated money for brass altar candlesticks, a processional cross and a silver chalice.
The chalice represents the Lord's Supper and Disciples' belief that everyone is welcome to share in Communion — without having to prove their faith.
A key tenet of the Disciples of Christ is embodied in its symbol: a chalice with the Cross of St. Andrew.
Jimmy Swaggart, caught frequenting the illicit lady-chalices in that luxurious neighborhood called Out By The Airport.
Chalice is a realistic and sympathetic character who does not want to be a superhero and have the fate of the world on her shoulders.
Chalice drew around 24,000 people over three days in 2016.
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Origin and Etymology of chalice
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
CHALICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chalice for English Language Learners
: a special cup for holding wine; especially : the cup used in the Christian ceremony of Communion
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