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cupbearer

[kuhp-bair-er] /ˈkʌpˌbɛər ər/
noun
1.
a servant who fills and serves wine cups, as in a royal palace or at an elaborate banquet.
Origin of cupbearer
1375-1425
First recorded in 1375-1425, cupbearer is from the Middle English word cuppe-berer. See cup, bearer
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cupbearer

/ˈkʌpˌbɛərə/
noun
1.
an attendant who fills and serves wine cups, as in a royal household
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