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  • proper noun An artifact in Christian mythology, being the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper and in which some of his blood was caught during the crucifixion.

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  • noun (legend) chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper

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Examples

  • The Democrats are expected to increase their lead in the Senate in November, but their Holy Grail is the 60 votes needed to stop future Republican filibusters like those which have blocked a good part of the majority's legislation in this session of Congress.

    Sandy Goodman: Here's What Happens To Biden's Senate Seat If He Becomes VP

  • Now the Holy Grail was the blessed dish from which Our Lord had eaten the Last Supper, and it had been brought to the land of

    Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion

  • Today, however, the Holy Grail is the prize position of the winner of the NHL 2009 Entry Draft lottery - John Tavares.

    MVN

  • Today, however, the Holy Grail is the prize position of the winner of the NHL 2009 Entry Draft lottery - John Tavares.

    MVN

  • Tomorrow, however, the Holy Grail is the prize position of the winner of the NHL 2009 Entry Draft lottery - John Tavares.

    MVN

  • But staking a claim to the right street (Fifth Avenue is the Holy Grail) isn't enough to qualify for greatness.

    The World's Richest Man's New Mansion

  • But staking a claim to the right street (Fifth Avenue is the Holy Grail) isn't enough to qualify for greatness.

    The World's Richest Man's New Mansion

  • This is the Holy Grail of product design -- to combine good design features along with great adoptibility.

    Gil Laroya: The Apple iPad...an iConcession?

  • But staking a claim to the right street (Fifth Avenue is the Holy Grail) isn't enough to qualify for greatness.

    The World's Richest Man's New Mansion

  • But staking a claim to the right street (Fifth Avenue is the Holy Grail) isn't enough to qualify for greatness.

    The World's Richest Man's New Mansion

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