a tall decorative cup of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, having a raised cover.
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How to use standing cup in a sentence
A standing cup parcel-gilt of thirty-two ounces, eleven pounds seven shillings, the first of July.The Works of John Marston | John Marston
He left £100 to dower poor maidens, and his best "standing cup" to his brethren, the Merchant Taylors.Old and New London | Walter Thornbury
He left to the Merchant Taylors his best standing cup, "in friendly remembrance of him for ever."Old and New London | Walter Thornbury
A fair, high-standing cup, and the two great 'postle spoons, one of them gilt.
A fair, high-standing cup, and two great postle spoons, one of them gilt.Folk-lore of Shakespeare | Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer