chalice


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chal·ice

 (chăl′ĭs)
n.
1. A cup or goblet.
2. A cup for the consecrated wine of the Eucharist.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin calix, calic-.]

chalice

(ˈtʃælɪs)
n
1. poetic a drinking cup; goblet
2. (Roman Catholic Church) Christianity a gold or silver cup containing the wine at Mass
3. (Botany) the calyx of a flower, esp a cup-shaped calyx
[C13: from Old French, from Latin calix cup; related to Greek kalux calyx]

chal•ice

(ˈtʃæl ɪs)

n.
1. a cup for the wine of the Eucharist.
2. a drinking cup or goblet.
3. a cuplike blossom.
[1350–1400; < Old French < Latin calicem < calix cup; compare early Middle English caliz < Anglo-French, Old English cælc, calic < Latin]

chalice

- From Latin calix, "cup," and Greek kalux, "pod."
See also related terms for pod.

chalice


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Used in modern witchcraft, this is a cup or goblet often associated with the element Water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chalice - a bowl-shaped drinking vesselchalice - a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
cup - 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"
Translations
كأسُ نَبيذ، كأسُ القُرْبان
kalichpohár
bægerkalk
kehely
bikar; kaleikur
taurė
biķerisvīna kauss
kalich
kelih

chalice

[ˈtʃælɪs] N (Rel) → cáliz m
see also poison B2

chalice

[ˈtʃælɪs] ncalice m poisoned chalice

chalice

n (poet, Eccl) → Kelch m

chalice

[ˈtʃælɪs] ncalice m

chalice

(ˈtʃӕlis) noun
a wine-cup, especially one used in religious services.
References in classic literature ?
Then she talked of Ruth Chalice, the girl whom Foinet had praised that morning.
A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.
To us, over the golden grasses, came the Story Girl, carrying in her hand a single large poppy, like a blood-red chalice filled with the wine of August wizardry.
He therefore bought a telescope, which enabled him to watch as accurately as did the owner himself every progressive development of the flower, from the moment when, in the first year, its pale seed-leaf begins to peep from the ground, to that glorious one, when, after five years, its petals at last reveal the hidden treasures of its chalice.
He loved to kneel down on the cold marble pavement and watch the priest, in his stiff flowered dalmatic, slowly and with white hands moving aside the veil of the tabernacle, or raising aloft the jewelled, lantern-shaped monstrance with that pallid wafer that at times, one would fain think, is indeed the "panis caelestis," the bread of angels, or, robed in the garments of the Passion of Christ, breaking the Host into the chalice and smiting his breast for his sins.
It had been a call to the blood and to the relaxed will, a passing benediction whose influence did not pass, a holiness, a spell, a momentary chalice for youth.
     As a castor on a chalice.
We carried with us our tent, our chalices, and ornaments, and all that was necessary for saying mass.
It seemed to him that the voice of the bishop's, but just now so playful and gay, had become funereal and sad; that the wax lights changed into the tapers of a mortuary chapel, the very glasses of wine into chalices of blood.
Peter Caldbick, project geologist, Golden Chalice Resources
They must find the jeweled chalice of healing to cure the dragon before they can move on to their next mission.
The George I silver chalice featuring the great architect's crest is expected to fetch between pounds 2,000 and pounds 3,000 when it goes under the hammer on July 4.