Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who carries a cup; a cup-bearer.
- n. One who applies a cupping-glass.
- n. A device for making cup-leathers, which are used for packing pumps and hydraulic presses. It consists of a die of the size of the outside of the cup to be made and a plug or plunger of the size of the inside of the cup. A disk of leather of the proper size is cut, is wet and stretched over the plug, and is pushed into the die and allowed to dry and set.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who performs the operation of cupping.
- n. a cup of tea
- cup + -er (Wiktionary)
“I did not relish a run-in with the "cupper," having no idea what it was intended to cup.”
“In my quasi-scientific blind taste test between the two coffee pots using my significant other as my "cupper" one recent Saturday morning, there was no question that the Krups produced better depth of flavor.”
“I now hardly move from my chair except to make the occasional cupper.”
“Yes, indeed, the very latest equipment to capture and eradicate the debate on whether officers were indeed wearing their hats, speaking out of turn, having a crafty cupper or fag oh and may be a little crime fighting and evidence gathering (of the proper sort) along the way.”
“I checked the complete CML source code for the CrystelEye entry, and that contains the charges on the two oxygens bound to the cupper too.”
“Lazybones, and they tell me that thy father was a cupper serving in”
“So he began Know then, O Commander of the Faithful (Allah prolong to thee glory and dominion!), the report of the folk; that I am known as the Lazybones and that my father left me nothing, is true; for he was, as thou hast said, nothing but a barber-cupper in a Hammam.”
“Then said he to the barber-cupper, ‘Verily, thou hast shown worth and generosity which call for extraordinary honour.’”
““Hajjám” = a cupper who scarifies forehead and legs, a bleeder, a (blood -) sucker.”
“He told me instead, with much rapidity, a good deal about her skill, and her profits; and about her being a scientific cupper, if I should ever have occasion for her service in that capacity.”
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