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gourd cup

a metal cup of the 16th and 17th centuries having a gourd-shaped bowl mounted on a stem. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The woman jerked a gnarled hand toward a gourd cup attached to the pump with a string.

    Swamp Island Mildred A. Wirt
  • A kettle contained a brew from which the dancers at intervals dipped with a gourd cup and drank.

    Whispering Walls Mildred A. Wirt

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