- a cup for the wine of the Eucharist or Mass.
- the wine contained in it.
Origin of chalice
OTHER WORDS FROM chalicechal·iced [chal-ist], /ˈtʃæl ɪst/, adjective
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How to use chalice in a sentence
In 2019, he and a friend went viral when ESPN panned to them drinking from golden chalices.The Billionaire Playbook: How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes|by Robert Faturechi, Justin Elliott and Ellis Simani|July 8, 2021|ProPublica
As Davies writes, “If fixing a single letter in the genetic code of a fellow human being isn’t the coveted chalice of salvation, I don’t know what is.”
The second book, The Chalice, recently came out in paperback.
BH: Now tell me about the community of women you wrote and imagined in The Chalice—a priory of Dominican nuns.
The lamb stands upon an altar and bleeds into a chalice—the Holy Grail.Hitler’s Hunt for the Holy Grail and the Ghent Altarpiece|Noah Charney|December 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, the cup-sharing method, in which one chalice is filled and re-used by all parishioners.
Does this mean wiping the chalice or arranging flowers on the altar?
Across the left arm was the maniple, and in his hand the chalice covered with the paten.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
Madame Chalice had been merely whimsical in sending these violets, which her gardener had brought her that very morning.
The "sire," fell on the ears of Madame Chalice like a mot in a play; but Valmond, living up to his part, was grave and solicitous.
Such as Madame Chalice—ah, she was a part of this brave fantasy, this dream of empire, this inspiring play!
As Madame Chalice had said, either as prince or barber, he was playing a terrible game.