When the guests departed the cup-bearer asked Philotas, who had been far from taking the gift seriously, to receive his property.
I will be his attendant and cup-bearer too, if he promises to resume his discourse.
The butler drank of the wine in the buttery, and then handed it to the cup-bearer in a covered vessel.
Sire, replied the cup-bearer, soothingly, be calm and chafe not over much.
The Paharnic, chief butler and cup-bearer (this was a title of Hungarian origin).
They counted upon the aid of Nehemiah, the Judan cup-bearer of Artaxerxes.
Hebe: Hebe was cup-bearer to the gods at their feasts on Olympus.
The attendant highest in rank in such a household was the cup-bearer.
Others say that he was Ganymede, the cup-bearer of the gods.
Some say this commemorates Ganymede, the cup-bearer of the gods.
an officer of high rank with Egyptian, Persian, Assyrian, and Jewish monarchs. The cup-bearer of the king of Egypt is mentioned in connection with Joseph's history (Gen. 40:1-21; 41:9). Rabshakeh (q.v.) was cup-bearer in the Assyrian court (2 Kings 18:17). Nehemiah filled this office to the king of Persia (Neh. 1:11). We read also of Solomon's cup-bearers (1 Kings 10:5; 2 Chr. 9:4).