Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A drinking-cup having two handles on opposite sides, as distinguished from loving-cup, which usually has more.
- n. A kind of cup, made with new ale and sherry, sweetened, to which soda-water is added immediately before drinking.
“‘I admit the general rule, sir,’ I replied; ‘but this was a parting-cup between Darsie and me; and I should conceive it fell under the exception of DOCH AN DORROCH.’”
“Croesus, Darius, Zopyrus and Gyges to drink a parting-cup with him.”
“About an hour after this, James calls for the _Voidee_, or parting-cup, and the company disperse.”
“I admit the general rule, sir,' I replied; 'but this was a parting-cup between Darsie and me; and I should conceive it fell under the exception of DOCH AN DORROCH.”
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