|a cup containing an alcoholic drink offered to a horseman ready to ride away|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
originally a drink offered to a man mounted on horseback and about to depart for the hunt; now, the drinking vessel itself. Commonly connected with hunting, many of the cups are made of silver and engraved with mottoes taken from the chase. They are usually in the form of a fox's head or, more rarely, the head of a greyhound or hare.
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