Their entertainer always accompanied them to take the stirrup-cup, which often occasioned a long and late revel.
I cheated ye, Mr. Gavin, also o' the price o' the stirrup-cup.
You must take a stirrup-cup, though; it will do the hearts of the poor ladies good.
I held a match for him to light his cigar and gave him a stirrup-cup.
And it was intolerable that Waring, Benyon and Nares should have been sent into the night without a stirrup-cup.
The carrier came down the steps with his stirrup-cup in hand.
Think of that stirrup-cup—that doch an dhorras—of cold water, in which the hapless band pledged one another.
No provision, not so much as a stirrup-cup or bowl of porridge cheered the heart.
Was ever bride taken away without the stirrup-cup, even a glass of her own wine?
As it is his foot that is in the stirrup—metaphorically—our stirrup-cup is to be devoted to him.