golden cup


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Noun1.Golden cup - native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliagegolden cup - native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliage
poppy - annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers
genus Hunnemania, Hunnemannia - one species: golden cup
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And then he told the king all that had happened, and showed him the three branches and the golden cup which he had brought with him.
However, on the third night the soldier carried away one of the golden cups as a token of where he had been.
Her voice was soft and musical--Tarzan could scarce realize that its possessor in a moment more would be transformed by the fanatical ecstasy of religious zeal into a wild-eyed and bloodthirsty executioner, who, with dripping knife, would be the first to drink her victim's red, warm blood from the little golden cup that stood upon the altar.
Each priestess bore two golden cups, and as they formed in line along one side of the altar the men formed opposite them, advancing and taking each a cup from the female opposite.
Then they and the priestesses formed in two lines, with their little golden cups in readiness to capture a share of the victim's lifeblood after the sacrificial knife had accomplished its work.
Now they drew up a golden cup, fit for the King of Spain to drink his wine out of.
After the first few mouthfuls Amina poured some wine into a golden cup.
Then she leads him to a seat and makes him sit: and the Father gives him nectar in a golden cup welcoming his dear son, while the other gods make him sit down there, and queenly Leto rejoices because she bare a mighty son and an archer.
Then he gave them their portions of the inward meats and poured wine for them into a golden cup, handing it to Minerva first, and saluting her at the same time.
She drank out of a golden cup, above a hogshead at a draught.
He made them many drink-offerings from the golden cup and besought them to come and help him that the wood might make haste to kindle and the dead bodies be consumed.
Golden cups, spoons, candlesticks, coined guineas--all the riches were revealed.