stirrup cup

noun

Definition of stirrup cup

1 : a small serving of drink (as wine) taken by a rider about to depart also : the vessel in which it is served
2 : a farewell cup

First Known Use of stirrup cup

1681, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stirrup cup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stirrup%20cup. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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