Definition of Cup and saucer
1. Noun. European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cup And Saucer
cup and saucer (current term)
cup biopsy forceps
cup o' joe
cup of coffee
cup of joe
cup of palm
cup of tea
cup that cheers
Literary usage of Cup and saucer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States: An Historical Review of by Edwin Atlee Barber (1893)
"Illustration 105 shows one of these undecorated pieces, a graceful lily- shaped cup and saucer. In addition to vases and table pieces, they make many fancy ..."
2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... cup and saucer players (theatrical), a term of derision invented by the pessimists ... cup and saucer ..."
3. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"Chelsea-Derby cup and saucer, decorated with sprigs of flowers in colours on a gold ... Fine Derby twisted handle cup and saucer, green ground, gold border, ..."
4. Dansk-norsk-engelsk Ordbog by Johannes Magnussen (1902)
"Muid [c & n] mould; oven -e above ground; -kopper favourite cup and saucer, -kurv [dog's] muzzle; give — paa muzzle; med — muzzled, ..."
5. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains by Stephen Wootton Bushell, William Mackay Laffan (1907)
"cup and saucer. The cup has white prunus in reserve on black, ... cup and saucer. A tiny cup and saucer painted inside in colors with the lotus and melon ..."
6. Public School Methods (1921)
"cup and saucer A grocery store may be easily and effectively rigged up from boxes (crates from a neighboring store) covered with paper and nailed together. ..."