cup plate

noun

Definition of cup plate

: a small usually glass ornamental plate, formerly used to hold a cup after the hot beverage had been poured into a deep saucer for cooling and drinking

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“Cup plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cup%20plate. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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