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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a coffee cup/mug
▪ Kate put down her coffee cup.
a cup game (=played as part of a cup competition)
▪ He hopes to play in the cup game on Wednesday.
a cup/mug of coffee
▪ Jake had a quick breakfast and a mug of coffee.
a cup/mug of soup
▪ He got a cup of soup from the machine.
a cup/mug of tea
▪ Would you like a cup of tea?
cup and saucer
▪ a china cup and saucer
cup final
cup football (=in a competition to win a cup)
▪ It was an exciting match in the best traditions of cup football.
cup tie
▪ Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Spurs
measuring jug/cup/tape (=one used for measuring)
sb's cupped hand (=in the shape of a cup)
▪ Hamil shook the dice in his cupped hand.
the World Cup/Championships etc (=a competition involving people from many countries)
▪ He won the world title in 2001.
▪ John took the empty cups down below and placed them quietly in the small sink.
▪ Two empty coffee cups sat on the table between them.
▪ Desks were littered with yards of wire stories, celebrity bulletins, picture handouts, telephone messages, and empty coffee cups.
▪ She spooned more sugar into her empty coffee cup and motioned to the waitress for a refill.
▪ He placed a few coins by his empty coffee cup and waved at the waiter.
▪ The affirmations and visualizations are like the beer filling the empty paper cup.
▪ Under the chair, between his legs, were his helmet and an empty cup and saucer.
▪ Jesse Johnson tipped back his empty coffee cup and flicked his tongue at the last drop.
▪ What will happen if you try to pour the contents of the big jug into the little cup?
▪ She studied me for a bit, passing me a sad little cup of water, as well.
▪ The little cups occupied by the polyps in life have been exposed by the weathering.
▪ By 4 p. m., I was ready for that intense little cup of coffee and a piece of cake or pastry.
▪ One produced a half gallon flagon of Johnnie Walker Red Label and six little cups.
▪ Every one of them had one of those horrid little paper cups that hold wet coleslaw.
▪ Some one once gave me ever such a lovely little china cup when you was born, with pictures on it.
▪ It was our little cup final.
▪ She'd have liked a nice cup of milky tea.
▪ The memories crowded in around me as I sat with a nice cup of steaming hot water, writing in longhand.
▪ You could drink a nice cup of tea, couldn't you?
▪ Or, at least to serve you a yogurt fruit shake and a nice cup of cinnamon-spice tea.
▪ It's excellent - a nice hot cup of tea.
▪ I always hang up promptly and go out for a nice cup of coffee to cheer myself up.
▪ It was in a plastic ice-cream cup.
▪ People emerge from the casinos with beers in one hand and plastic cups full of change in the other.
▪ He brought out the bottle and the plastic cups.
▪ Douglas kept plastic cups to drink from.
▪ Give each group a plastic cup with a small amount of the cabbage water in it.
▪ With each lunge his jaw shot past a plastic cup of coffee which was on the desk.
▪ I sipped my plastic cup of reconstituted orange juice and took a bite of my over-buttered pumpernickel bagel, smearing my hands.
▪ Serve chilled, in narrow goblets or white china cups, with a little cream floated on top.
▪ A man was sitting at a small table in the corner, drinking coffee from a delicate china cup.
▪ Leary poured coffee into wide china cups and they sat around the rough wooden kitchen table and drank.
▪ Like a cracked china cup, the continental crust is still fragile where it has been damaged in the past.
▪ Some one once gave me ever such a lovely little china cup when you was born, with pictures on it.
▪ Well-manicured hands took her jacket respectfully, offered her a seat, brought her coffee in a china cup with a saucer.
▪ The next month, china cups clinked again at the White House for Puerto Rican contributors and businessmen.
▪ Desks were littered with yards of wire stories, celebrity bulletins, picture handouts, telephone messages, and empty coffee cups.
▪ Two empty coffee cups sat on the table between them.
▪ He placed a few coins by his empty coffee cup and waved at the waiter.
▪ He lined up coffee cups, tea glasses, and dessert plates.
▪ Had she been wise she would have bought the matching coffee cups.
▪ She spooned more sugar into her empty coffee cup and motioned to the waitress for a refill.
▪ It was a cold morning, and a thin jet of steam rose from the pinhole vent on the coffee cup lid.
▪ Jesse Johnson tipped back his empty coffee cup and flicked his tongue at the last drop.
▪ Getting to a cup final is like a wedding, it s a fantastic day out.
▪ Reaching the cup final is the best thing ever to happen to me.
▪ And will tolerate such mistakes as the O'Driscoll try and the cup final throw-in.
▪ The first half of their attempt was completed when they defeated Hinckley 21-3 in the county cup final.
▪ Exhibitions, cup finals, race meetings, and great royal occasions drew the excursionists to their local station.
▪ Both clubs are used to Twickenham cup finals and a fine encounter is in prospect.
▪ It s funny cos I decided to watch the fa youth cup final from last year on friday ... coincidence or what.
▪ Reason - I think Harvey only replaced Sprake just before 1972 cup final.
▪ There's a bit of a lap dissolve and the full moon becomes a paper cup viewed from above.
▪ In a few moments the waitress returned with the paper cup and knife Miller had requested.
▪ Hocking calculates that paper cups contain six times as much raw material by weight.
▪ On Madison Avenue, a burly street beggar holds out a paper cup.
▪ According to Hocking, paper cups can not be recycled because they contain chemical additives.
▪ One cradled a paper cup of coffee in both hands, stamping his feet as if it was cold.
▪ Nor do paper cups break down quickly if buried.
▪ The affirmations and visualizations are like the beer filling the empty paper cup.
▪ Boil it with 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar until transparent.
▪ Add 1 cup sugar for every pound of fruit, and stir gently.
▪ Add 4 cups water and 1 cup sugar and heat to a boil.
▪ Mix flour, baking powder, salt, cup sugar and the poppy seeds in a large bowl.
▪ Beat together cream cheese, 1 / 3 cup sugar, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons flour and cinnamon until blended.
▪ If additional sweetness is desired, substitute a syrup made from 3 cups sugar and 1 quart water for the liquid.
▪ Whisk together 1 cup sugar, cocoa and 1 / 2 cup buttermilk.
▪ Gradually add remaining 1 cup sugar, beating at high speed until lightened in color and texture, 3 to 5 minutes.
▪ There was a bench at one side of it with empty tea cups on it and some comic papers.
▪ So I sat, poured huge mountains of sugar into my tea cup, and drank away.
▪ It looks equally good on a flowery china tea cup or embroidered on a pretty, decorative pillow.
▪ Company also sells tea cups and pots as well as baked goods and brewed coffee.
▪ United lit the fuse for a quality cup tie by giving everything they had against the big boys from the premier league.
▪ They lead the first division by one point from Gloucester, so it's going to be some cup tie.
▪ Oxford's cup hopes are on ice, the cup tie with Sunderland at Manor was called off this afternoon.
▪ And penalties to decide cup ties have also been abolished.
▪ Boil it with 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar until transparent.
▪ Add wine, chicken broth and 2 cups water.
▪ Add 4 cups water and 1 cup sugar and heat to a boil.
▪ Add oxtails, 3 cups water, soy sauce, wine and catsup and bring to boil.
▪ Mix the potato starch with the remaining half cup water until smooth.
▪ Blend in the rest of the can of soup and 1 cup water.
▪ Whisk cup water with lemon juice, flour and salt to taste until smooth.
▪ Blend flour in remaining cup water until smooth, and gradually stir into the meat mixture.
▪ The answer is that Billy got his hands on the rugby world cup.
▪ We love the football world cup.
▪ We adore the rugby world cup.
▪ The cricket world cup is an absolute must.
▪ This summer he's off to compete in the world cup.
▪ He's been to the last 2 olympics, skied in world cups, faced the steepest and fastest of runs.
▪ Russell was later told he hadn't been selected for the world cup.
▪ So we have every reason to feel optimistic about the world championships and the rest of the world cup season.
▪ The slaves were bringing cups of chilled wine to the long table.
▪ In a large pot, bring 4 cups water to boil.
▪ They will, for instance, bring an early morning cup of tea to your bedroom.
▪ Conferees are now advised to bring their own cup or buy one when they get here.
▪ Can I bring you up a cup of tea or something?
▪ Trying to be a helpful husband one morning, Gere brought her a cup of tea.
▪ We must bring that cup back to Oxfordshire.
▪ She brings a cup of tea from the machine.
▪ He shot me a look brimful of amusement, then drained his cup and sat back in the chair.
▪ The pasta and beans should be al dente. Drain and reserve cup of the cooking liquid.
▪ Ranulf drained his cup in two noisy gulps.
▪ No, no, they are not willing to drain that cup of hemlock.
▪ He drained his cup and stared for a moment into its murky bottom for inspiration.
▪ He drained the cup and unsteadily poured another.
▪ Out of interest I drank a cup of coffee and watched the pulse zoom up.
▪ Peter routinely drank four or five cups of coffee before a round and he flew around the course.
▪ Ever found time flying when you're taking a bath or drinking a cup of tea?
▪ We stretch out our tired legs and drink cups of tea we have brought up from the pantry.
▪ She was just drinking a second cup of coffee when Julius walked through the doorway.
▪ Len wasn't there, and the man who was would never drink a cup of tea again.
▪ I was drinking from a Betty cup.
▪ She had filled a cup for herself, but made no attempt to drink.
▪ Meanwhile, fill the cup with water and put the ice cube in it. 2.
▪ The affirmations and visualizations are like the beer filling the empty paper cup.
▪ In her apartment she made a pot of herbal tea and filled two cups.
▪ Have each group fill one cup with water and fill the other half way with vinegar.
▪ She gave Wade an encouraging smile, filled their cups, and turned back to the kitchen.
▪ We entered a lobby and his office, which was filled with more huge cups.
▪ Ultimately you have to be prepared to fill your cup.
▪ Although his eyes were red, the young man seemed calm - until Huy handed him a cup of beer.
▪ He took a gulp and handed his cup to her.
▪ As she handed him his cup the telephone rang.
▪ She handed them their cups of tea.
▪ It couldn't have, judging by her expression as she stood there handing him a cup of tea.
▪ Zahara handed Jane a cup of water.
▪ Alexei drank a little of the sweet wine, then handed his cup to Jotan.
▪ Silently she handed him her cup and watched him sip it appreciatively, his eyes on hers the entire time.
▪ When the tea break comes everybody rushes to the model, holding their cups over the plan.
▪ Cranston staggered behind him, holding a wine cup in one hand and the jug in the other.
▪ A set of three, with matching rubber holding cups, is $ 55.
▪ He held the cup out to her.
▪ Standing up, he held a piping-hot cup of coffee in his hands.
▪ In one hand, he held the cup, in the other, an open quarter bottle of Teacher's Highland Cream.
▪ On Madison Avenue, a burly street beggar holds out a paper cup.
▪ I'd like another cup of tea.
▪ Would you like a cup of tea?
▪ She'd have liked a nice cup of milky tea.
▪ We do what people like - a good cup of tea.
▪ Claire says she would like that cup of tea now.
▪ Male speaker I like a cup with a drop of whisky on top.
▪ Dared she make herself a cup of tea in Matey's absence?
▪ The heat from the water in the ceramic cup traveled through the material of the cup, making the cup hotter.
▪ I got up as usual at seven o'clock to make Dad his cup of tea and his bread and cheese for dinner.
▪ I made myself another cup of coffee and finished a drawing I had been working on.
▪ We argue, but still make each other cups of tea.
▪ You should make a cup of tea in one break, take a short walk around the block in another.
▪ Now, if you make a cup very deep and turn the sides over, you eventually make a lensless pinhole camera.
▪ Electrical input Make yourself a quick cup of tea or coffee with a compact travel kettle.
▪ Strain sauce and reserve. Measure 1 cup for adding to mushrooms; set aside.
▪ You will also need a measuring cup, a teaspoon, and a tablespoon.
▪ Strain fat from skillet and strain through paper towel into heatproof measuring cup.
▪ Carefully leaving behind any dirt that has settled, pour water through fine-mesh strainer into 4-cup liquid measuring cup.
▪ Crumble enough of the reserved cornbread to measure 4 cups and add to onion mixture.
▪ Combine remaining 1 / 2 cup buttermilk and vanilla in another bowl or measuring cup.
▪ I was offered a cup of tea and stayed ten minutes longer than I thought I'd be.
▪ The one who talked offered the cup of coffee.
▪ They talked a little more and he offered her a cup of tea but she was tugged back on to the warm pavements.
▪ Sometimes they offer a cup of tea, or a cold drink or something to eat.
▪ I thought you were going to offer me a cup of tea.
▪ The reader is offered a steaming cup of coffee at the end of Chapter 4 in the Excel book.
▪ He was so damned humble that O'Hara was obliged to offer him a cup of coffee.
▪ The slightest word of greeting roused them to stand, bow graciously and offer a cup of coffee.
▪ Water spills Place a plastic cup full of water inside an empty bowl.
▪ On top of his head was a little platform, and on it, Chucha placed a small cup of water.
▪ He placed his cup and its flooded saucer separately on the coffee table and sat back in his chair.
▪ When heated, place about 1 cup of batter in skillet.
▪ She poured out and, placing one cup in front of him, took hers into the sitting-room.
▪ She placed her empty cup on the table and rose to her feet.
▪ They will not be able to because, when you restart, you do not place one cup face upwards.
▪ Instead this time you place two cups face upwards and one face downwards.
▪ He poured another cup of coffee, finished the last croissant.
▪ Then pour in the cup wine and roast for 1 hour longer.
▪ Helen poured herself another cup of tea in silence.
▪ The waitress would pour you a cup of coffee.
▪ She was pouring a cup of tea when the solution came to her.
▪ He watched Lux pour himself a half cup of coffee and sit down in front of the radios.
▪ Excuse me while I pour a cup, just to get over the revelation.
▪ The tin pot of coffee was still warm, and I poured a cup.
▪ She put Jake's cup away in her bedside locker.
▪ As I sat down on a stool at the counter, Joey immediately put a cup of coffee in front of me.
▪ The little brown bottle caught my eye again, and putting my cup and saucer down I uncapped and re-examined it.
▪ Draw a picture of what you actually see. Put the bowl or cup on the table.
▪ He chuckled to himself, put down the cup he'd been drinking the water from, wiped his lips.
▪ Wade put the cups in the sink.
▪ At that hour, Sam McCready put down his second cup of coffee and folded up the map.
▪ Ballantyne grunted indifferently Mitchell put his cup to his mouth.
▪ Jurnet set the half-empty cup down next to the telephone on a small glass-topped table.
▪ The table was set with matching cups and saucers, bright silverware, old plates and a small pitcher of milk.
▪ He took a sip of tea and set the cup aside.
▪ With an awkward smile he gulped what remained of his moonshine and set the cup on the table.
▪ As she set down her cup, startling the sparrows, she thought she might even pack his belongings.
▪ You accomplish this and set up the cups again.
▪ The grinning waiter set down a cup of coffee by my hand.
▪ Gloucester won 17-10; could this be their year to win the cup?
▪ He won more than 1,000 cups and prizes as an amateur, setting records ranging from 1,000 yards to 12 miles.
▪ For my team to win the league and cup.
▪ As Strach says, it was like winning the cup or something.
▪ Also in Featherstone we have a rugby team which will win the cup this year.
▪ They could well win one of the cups.
▪ My son was nearly 17, and an all-round sportsman, having won several golfing cups and trophies.
▪ You've won so many cups, shields and tankards, you've cornered the silver market.
a scant cup/teaspoon etc
drain a glass/cup etc
level teaspoon/cup etc (of sth)
▪ a cup and saucer
▪ The fish came with a little cup of tartar sauce.
▪ The Queen presented the cup to the captain of the winning team.
▪ The winner stood on the platform, holding the cup above her head.
▪ Thoroughly mix the butter with 1 cup powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
▪ When did Argentina win the World Cup?
▪ Have some one put the cup or can about 8 to 12 inches in front of you on the floor.
▪ He lined up coffee cups, tea glasses, and dessert plates.
▪ Poor Vanessa was stabbing a cigarette, a cup of tea, another cigarette, hopping from one foot to the other.
▪ She nodded and put the cup down.
▪ She put Jake's cup away in her bedside locker.
▪ Strain fat from skillet and strain through paper towel into heatproof measuring cup.
▪ The little brown bottle caught my eye again, and putting my cup and saucer down I uncapped and re-examined it.
▪ You know, what you need is a cup of coffee, Mrs Lueger.
▪ Lucy's firm small hand cupped her chin and drew her face upwards.
▪ The superintendent sat slumped back in her chair, cupping her chin in her hand.
▪ Slowly he raised one hand and gently cupped her face.
▪ He moved towards her and cupped her face in his hands.
▪ Lucy's firm small hand cupped her chin and drew her face upwards.
▪ With his steadfast hand cupped around my shoulders, my father assured me there was nothing to fear.
▪ Uncle and nephew knelt shoulder to shoulder, hands cupped, heads bowed in the simple position of submission.
▪ Well, what can one-Her voice broke off, and her hands cupped her ears.
▪ Slowly he raised one hand and gently cupped her face.
▪ He drove with one hand, keeping the hand that cupped a cigarette down between his knees.
▪ His strong hand cupped her fist and held it.
▪ Ahead on the corner was Jack Flaherty with his hands cupped to his mouth.
a scant cup/teaspoon etc
level teaspoon/cup etc (of sth)
▪ He leaned an elbow on the desk and cupped his chin in his hand.
▪ Again she cupped her own mug in both hands and sat there sipping.
▪ Periodically, Felix will turn to Manny, cup his hand and explain to him what has been said.
▪ Trying by cupping his hand over the clasps to avoid the penetrating clicks of opening, George lifted the lid.
▪ Urquhart cupped the glass of wine in his hands.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Trophy \Tro"phy\, n.; pl. Trophies. [F. troph['e]e (cf. It. & Sp. trofeo), L. tropaeum, trophaeum, Gr. ?, strictly, a monument of the enemy's defeat, fr.? a turn, especially, a turning about of the enemy, a putting to flight or routing him, fr. ? to turn. See Trope.]

  1. (Gr. & Rom. Antiq.) A sign or memorial of a victory raised on the field of battle, or, in case of a naval victory, on the nearest land. Sometimes trophies were erected in the chief city of the conquered people.

    Note: A trophy consisted originally of some of the armor, weapons, etc., of the defeated enemy fixed to the trunk of a tree or to a post erected on an elevated site, with an inscription, and a dedication to a divinity. The Romans often erected their trophies in the Capitol.

  2. The representation of such a memorial, as on a medal; esp. (Arch.), an ornament representing a group of arms and military weapons, offensive and defensive.

  3. Anything taken from an enemy and preserved as a memorial of victory, as arms, flags, standards, etc.

    Around the posts hung helmets, darts, and spears, And captive chariots, axes, shields, and bars, And broken beaks of ships, the trophies of their wars.

  4. Any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest; as, every redeemed soul is a trophy of grace.

  5. An object memorializing a victory in a sporting contest.

    Note: Some trophies(5) are unique, temporary possession of the same object passing to the new victors of some periodic contest in subsequent occurrences. Others are objects of little inherent worth, given by the authority sponsoring the contest to the victor. A trophy is sometimes shaped like a cup, and in such cases may be called a cup, as the America's Cup (in Yacht racing).

    Trophy money, a duty paid formerly in England, annually, by housekeepers, toward providing harness, drums, colors, and the like, for the militia.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English cuppe, from Late Latin cuppa "cup" (source of Italian coppa, Spanish copa, Old French coupe "cup"), from Latin cupa "tub, cask, tun, barrel," from PIE *keup- "a hollow" (cognates: Sanskrit kupah "hollow, pit, cave," Greek kype "a kind of ship," Old Church Slavonic kupu, Lithuanian kaupas).\n

\nThe Late Latin word was borrowed throughout Germanic: Old Frisian kopp "cup, head," Middle Low German kopp "cup," Middle Dutch coppe, Dutch kopje "cup, head." German cognate Kopf now means exclusively "head" (compare French tête, from Latin testa "potsherd"). Meaning "part of a bra that holds a breast" is from 1938. [One's] cup of tea "what interests one" (1932), earlier used of persons (1908), the sense being "what is invigorating."


late 14c., "to draw blood by cupping," from cup (n.). Meaning "to form a cup" is from 1830. Related: Cupped; cupping.


n. A concave vessel for drinking from, usually made of opaque material (as opposed to a glass) and with a handle. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands. 2 (context transitive English) To hold something in cupped hands. 3 (context transitive obsolete English) To supply with cups of wine. 4 (context transitive surgery archaic English) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. 5 (context transitive engineering English) To make concave or in the form of a cup.

  1. n. a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces

  2. the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar" [syn: cupful]

  3. a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"

  4. a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept the cups is a special glass case" [syn: loving cup]

  5. any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"

  6. the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green; "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup"

  7. a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl

  8. cup-shaped plant organ

  9. [also: cupping, cupped]

  1. v. form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"

  2. put into a cup; "cup the milk"

  3. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin [syn: transfuse]

  4. [also: cupping, cupped]

Cup (unit)

The cup is a unit of measurement for volume, used in cooking to measure liquids ( fluid measurement) and bulk foods such as granulated sugar ( dry measurement). It is principally used in the United States and Liberia where it is a legally defined unit of measurement. Actual cups used in a household in any country may differ from the cup size used for recipes; standard measuring cups, often calibrated in fluid measure and weights of usual dry ingredients as well as in cups, are available.

Cup (disambiguation)

A cup is any of a variety of drinkware used to consume food or beverage.

Cup or cups may also refer to:


A cup is a small open container used for drinking and carrying drinks. It may be made of wood, plastic, glass, clay, metal, stone, china or other materials, and may have a stem, handles or other adornments. Cups are used for quenching thirst across a wide range of cultures and social classes, and different styles of cups may be used for different liquids or in different situations.

Cups have been used for thousands of years for the purpose of carrying food and drink, as well as for decoration. They may also be used in certain cultural rituals and to hold objects not intended for drinking such as coin.

Usage examples of "cup".

For if so be it doth not, then may ye all abide at home, and eat of my meat, and drink of my cup, but little chided either for sloth or misdoing, even as it hath been aforetime.

Give me the Saltings of Essex with the east winds blowing over them, and the primroses abloom upon the bank, and the lanes fetlock deep in mud, and for your share you may take all the scented gardens of Sinan and the cups and jewels of his ladies, with the fightings and adventures of the golden East thrown in.

I thanked him for doing Margarita the honour of accepting a cup of coffee from her hands, and begged him to take one with me, saying I would breakfast with him next morning.

I petitioned for a cup of chill aconite, My descent to awful Hades had been soft, for now must I go With the curse by father Zeus cast on ambition immoderate.

In doses of from twenty to sixty drops of the fluid extract, administered in a cup of warm water or herb-tea on going to bed, we have found it very effectual for breaking up recent colds.

Comfortably into his cups, the mayor waved agreeably and Alec hurried out.

Dropping unceremoniously onto the bench beside Alec, he unhooked a cup from his belt and helped himself to the wine.

I picked up one of the aluminium flasks, which was held in place by elastic cargo netting, and started to untwist the cup.

When the amah saw the nearly full cup on he table, she clicked her tongue.

Elizabeth Ames knew that when the carriage door shut, when the last instructions were shouted out of the window, and when the frantically waving handkerchief disappeared in a cloud of dust, she would go inside, kick off her shoes, and succumb to the bliss of a cup of tea in the middle of the day.

Isle of Glass seeking the cup, but to find my brother, but though there were many acolytes among the White Priests, Ancel was not among the acolytes.

Garden of Forty Felicitous Fragrances, Fainting Maid was insulting the intelligence of her ladies-in-waiting in the Gallery of Precious Peacocks, and the Ancestress was chiding a servant who had dropped a cup on the Terrace of Sixty Serenities.

During machine lulls, over paper cups of wine, he volunteered topics rather than just politely annotating ours.

Ako brought in the tray of tea and two cups and poured, and Gyoko left, again apologizing for disturbing him.

Fairly and Annette, dining on pancakes and juice, and Lars Aquavit, finishing a last cup of coffee.