grace cup


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

grace cup

n.
1. A cup used at the end of a meal, usually after grace, for the final toast.
2. The final toast of a meal.

grace cup

n
(Cookery) a cup, as of wine, passed around at the end of the meal for the final toast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grace cup - cup to be passed around for the final toast after a meal
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"
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Masonic lodges and the ancient City of London livery companies adopted the practice of passing the loving cup, or "grace cup" as it was also called, in a ceremony that recalls the assassination of the Saxon King Edward the Martyr.
Aberdeenshire's Victoria Meyer-Laker starred A in the quadruple sculls crew that lifted the Princess Grace Cup while Lochwinnoch's Andrew Holmes won with Harvard University in the coxless fours.
Helen Glover, Olympic champion in the women's pair, also enjoyed a successful day in the Princess Grace Cup after forming a quadruple scull with Frances Houghton, Polly Swann and Vicky Meyer-Laker.

Full browser ?