plural -s
: an elaborate medieval goblet or standing cup usually having a cover

Word History


Middle English, from Middle French hanap, henap, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hnæpp bowl, drinking vessel, Old Saxon hnapp, Middle Dutch & Middle Low German nap, Old High German hnapf, Old Norse hnappr

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“Hanap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hanap. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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