There was a delicate, pale green china cup and saucer on top of the nightstand.
You need not look at the cup and saucer before you, Mr. Catley; those came from Derbyshire.
Marguerite kept him waiting while she arranged biscuits in her saucer.
Lay out flat in a pan of salt and water for an hour, with a weighted plate or saucer on top to hold under the water.
Keep the pan covered till the curd be sufficiently firm to cut, three or four times across with a saucer, as the whey leaves it.
Do you know that this morning Jonas broke that valuable Dresden cup and saucer that I have always set such store by?
With an infinite firmness, Sam Meecham placed his cup on the saucer.
When the dawn was creeping ghostlike into the room and the night-light was tottering in its saucer, Essie stirred and woke.
He took a good sip and sat composedly, holding the saucer in his left hand.
When he picked up a piece as large as a saucer beside my pillow, I realized my narrow escape.
mid-14c., from Anglo-Latin saucerium and Old French saussier (Modern French saucière) "sauce dish," from Late Latin salsarium, neuter of salsarius "of or for salted things," from Latin salsus (see sauce (n.)). Originally a small dish or pan in which sauce is set on a table. Meaning "small, round, shallow vessel for supporting a cup and retaining any liquid which might be spilled" is attested from c.1702.