cup-and-saucer love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shaped like a cup and its saucer taken together.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There, nestled in a molded bed of plush blue velvet, was one of the most beautiful cup-and-saucer sets he had ever seen.

    In The Shadow of The Cypress

  • There, nestled in a molded bed of plush blue velvet, was one of the most beautiful cup-and-saucer sets he had ever seen.

    In The Shadow of The Cypress

  • It is interesting to see the cobea scandens or cup-and-saucer vine with its seed pods.

    Backlighting And Updating « Fairegarden

  • Finally, prices appear to be competitive: That Mikasa cup-and-saucer combo that went for $24.66 at Tabletops Etc. was offered at Replacements for $15.99.

    The Dish on Replacing Chipped China

  • At that moment, Sara Jane raised the .38 to shoulder height in her right hand, bracing it with the left, cup-and-saucer style.

    Geri Spieler: Ford's Lucky Day Revisited

  • It's a cliche, I know, but I love that tender green poking through, the jaunty but not overly ambitious crocus, the bright and proud tulip, the bold yellow cup-and-saucer of the daffodil.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • It's a cliche, I know, but I love that tender green poking through, the jaunty but not overly ambitious crocus, the bright and proud tulip, the bold yellow cup-and-saucer of the daffodil.

    100 Things I Love

  • The costumes are dazzling and witty, from the real flames in Lumiere's hands to Chip, the cup-and-saucer boy who is literally reduced to a talking head.

    Beauty And The Bucks

  • Among the popular items: a commemorative cup-and-saucer set ($36) and a dozen crown-shaped chocolates ($6).

    Liz Digs Lay Egg

  • We made a cup-and-saucer, bat-and-ball (given the Indian love for tea and cricket!), dolls and even a top, which would actually spin once the candy hardened!

    Archive 2005-08-01

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