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chalice


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chalice 
  n  :  a  bowl-shaped  drinking  vessel;  especially  the  Eucharistic 
  cup  [syn:  {goblet}] 




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