AskDefine | Define chalice

Dictionary Definition

chalice n : a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup [syn: goblet]

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English

Etymology

< < calix, cup.

Noun

  1. A large cup, particularly one with a stem and base used for religious ceremonies.
    Joan raised the chalice to her lips and drained it.

Translations

large cup

Extensive Definition

A Chalice can refer to;
chalice in Czech: Kalich (nádoba)
chalice in Spanish: Cáliz (litúrgico)
chalice in French: Calice (liturgie)
chalice in Dutch: Miskelk
chalice in Norwegian: Kalk (liturgi)
chalice in Polish: Kielich (naczynie)
chalice in Portuguese: Cálice (utensílio)
chalice in Russian: Кубок
chalice in Finnish: Kalkki (astia)
chalice in Swedish: Nattvardskärl
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