Dishes clicked lightly, knives and forks jingled, cups were set back with little clinking noises on saucers.
Why don't they have little carpets, and tables and chairs, and cups and saucers?
They were long and streamlined or short and round, or they were curved like gondolas or squat like saucers.
Does your mother ever bake little pies, in saucers, for you?
Give a plentiful supply of water in saucers to Narcissus, or other bulbs when flowering.
Anna opened a cupboard and produced cups and saucers and a tin of coffee.
Bengal lights are very similar, but are piled in saucers, covered with gummed paper, and lit by means of pieces of match.
There's everything you can think of in it, down to the tiniest cups and saucers.
From the adjoining room, the clinking of cups and saucers told him that breakfast was going on.
The teacups jumped from their saucers as it thumped on the board.
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.
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