a chalice from which a communicant drinks.
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How to use communion cup in a sentence
Now in the year 1562 the size of the bowl was greatly enlarged, and the “communion cup” took the place of the “Massing chalice.”English Villages | P. H. Ditchfield
Syphilis has been known to have been caught from using the church communion cup.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) | W. Grant Hague
Wouldst thou think him to be profane that should make a stable of the church, and should feed his swine with the communion cup?A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4) | Richard Baxter
Speak up, and tell if thou know'st aught of the communion cup and dish, or it will be the worse for thee.Under the Storm | Charlotte M. Yonge
But I should like to present this chapel with a communion cup.The Pagan's Cup | Fergus Hume