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Especially the Eucharistic cup
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Alternative clues for the word chalice
A bowl-shaped drinking vessel
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Word definitions for chalice in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ VERB poison ▪ In a short time, his appointment has come to look like a poisoned chalice . ▪ With the law-and-order brief, Yeltsin may have handed him a poisoned chalice . PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES poisoned chalice EXAMPLES...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Chalice \Chal"ice\, n. [OR. chalis, calice, OF. chalice, calice, F. calice, fr. L. calix, akin to Gr. ? and E. helmet. Cf. Calice , Calyx .] A cup or bowl; especially, the cup used in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. A large drinking cup, often having a stem and base and used especially for formal occasions and religious ceremony.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., from Anglo-French chalice , from Old French chalice , collateral form of calice (Modern French calice ), from Latin calicem (nominative calix ) "cup," cognate with Greek kylix "cup, drinking cup, cup of a flower," from PIE root *kal- (1) "cup."...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup [syn: goblet ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A Chalice (from Latin calix , mug, borrowed from Greek kalyx , shell, husk) is a goblet or footed cup intended to hold a drink. In general religious terms, it is intended for drinking during a ceremony .
Usage examples of chalice.
But everywhere hath its pure altars, At each of its altars a priest To lift up a Host with a chalice Till the story of grace shall have ceased.
Next to them was a display case with crucifixes and calligrams and chalices made of gold and silver.
Stolen articles: Gold chalice signed Nicholas me fecit, paten engraved manus Dei 13th Century.
Tulleman entered, bringing warm, fruit-scented pastries and kaffa and an exotic flower in a crystal chalice, and without even rising from the lounger Phoena set to.
The willowy, boneless-looking and supremely beautiful Fellenian stretched its face into an angelic smile, then glanced down at the small metal chalice of fuming maha on the table in front of it.
The breaking of the consecrated host, and the putting of only one part into the chalice, regards the mystical body, just as the mixing with water signifies the people, and therefore the omission of either of them causes no such imperfection in the sacrifice, as calls for repetition regarding the celebration of this sacrament.
Wigg lifted one of two beautiful golden amphorae that were sitting on the altar next to the Chalice of the Abdication Ceremony.
Leaving the plate on top of the chalice, Mortati shook the ballots to mix them.
He knew that only a fool would venture in here, and yet the Chalice and the Ring had brought him to this place.
Exiting the cave, he gathered up children and Chalice and brought them inside.
She shifted from one foot to the other, trying to listen to what was being discussed, but then the conversation got far too confusing as Lily started talking about magic chalices and cuckoos.
The trough, too, was made of the finest black marble, and upon its ledges sat several gold and silver chalices of various sizes.
The chalice of multivitamins and buzz pills began to circulate around the tables.
A chalice or a damask vestment might be winked at, but the relics should not be dispersed.
From the chalice came brief flashes and puffs of smoke, as the spittal was incinerated.