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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small cup used with a saucer for serving tea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a small cup, with a handle, used for drinking tea; normally sits in a saucer as part of a tea set
  • n. a unit of measure; a teacupful

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small cup from which to drink tea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cup in which tea is served.
  • n. A teacupful: as, a tea-cup of flour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. as much as a teacup will hold
  • n. a cup from which tea is drunk

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