cup tie

  1. sport an eliminating match or round between two teams in a cup competition

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How to use cup tie in a sentence

  • I looked at the dog football match with the interest of a Sheffield puddler at a Cup-tie, and clapped my hands.

    Simon the Jester | William J. Locke
  • It was a marvellous sight, but no cheerier crowd of medical students ever left the doors of a hospital for a Cup-tie.

    A Surgeon in Belgium | Henry Sessions Souttar
  • In the first final cup tie Mr. Raeburn was one of the half-backs, and played up with great dash and pluck.

  • In the cup tie which is now under notice he made some very fine runs, and did much to make a name for the old Clydesdale.

  • Scarcely anyone was dancing, but the walls were well lined, and the crush about the doors suggestive of a cup tie.