from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A peculiar type of markings on rocks, stone monuments, and buildings, consisting of cups and rings, and of doubtful significance.
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Their ornamentation is chiefly of the cup-and-ring order, only a few having patterns composed of straight lines.
Another group of these remarkable objects shows markings of the cup-and-ring order, circles, linear incisions, and perforations.