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2 definitions found
 for loving cup
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loving cup \Lov"ing cup`\
     1. A large ornamental drinking vessel having two or more
        handles, intended to pass from hand to hand, as at a
        banquet.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. an award resembling a loving cup[1] that is given to the
        winner of a competition.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  loving cup
      n 1: a large drinking vessel (usually with two handles) that
           people drink out of in turn at a banquet
      2: a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a
         trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept the
         cups is a special glass case" [syn: cup, loving cup]

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