There was a delicate, pale green china cup and saucer on top of the nightstand.
You need not look at the cup and saucer before you, Mr. Catley; those came from Derbyshire.
Guest (touching his lips with the cup and then returning it to its saucer).
Lay out flat in a pan of salt and water for an hour, with a weighted plate or saucer on top to hold under the water.
Peggy splashed the milk over the brim of Doggies cup and into the saucer.
Do you know that this morning Jonas broke that valuable Dresden cup and saucer that I have always set such store by?
Poor master was so astonished that he nearly dropped the saucer.
When the dawn was creeping ghostlike into the room and the night-light was tottering in its saucer, Essie stirred and woke.
Make a circle as big as a saucer, or a square equal in area.
When he picked up a piece as large as a saucer beside my pillow, I realized my narrow escape.
mid-14c., from Anglo-Latin saucerium and Old French saussier (Modern French saucière) "sauce dish," from Late Latin salsarium, neuter of salsarius "of or for salted things," from Latin salsus (see sauce (n.)). Originally a small dish or pan in which sauce is set on a table. Meaning "small, round, shallow vessel for supporting a cup and retaining any liquid which might be spilled" is attested from c.1702.