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standing cup

a tall decorative cup of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, having a raised cover. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He left £100 to dower poor maidens, and his best "standing cup" to his brethren, the Merchant Taylors.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • A standing cup parcel-gilt of thirty-two ounces, eleven pounds seven shillings, the first of July.

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