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Word: chalice

Definition: goblet; consecrated cup


Sentences Containing 'chalice'

"Tin Cup Chalice"(Jimmy Buffett) 3:54 3.
As a neighbouring parish and a club beset with inner turmoil at the time, many regarded this appointment as a poison chalice.
Riane Eisler, in her book, "The Chalice and The Blade", contrasts androcratic male dominated society with gylany, i.e., partnership society based on gender equality.
The period of Insular art, mainly in the fields of illuminated manuscripts, metalworking, and sculpture flourished and produced such treasures as the Book of Kells, the Ardagh Chalice, and the many carved stone crosses that dot the island.
The showpiece of the monastery's treasury is the Tassilo Chalice of about 770, created in copper and silver and holding 1.8 litres.

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