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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medieval legends, the holy vessel supposed to have been the “cup” used at the Last Supper. See grail.

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  • "And I will that ye wit that this same day shall the adventures of the Sangreal, that is called the Holy, Vessel, begin."
    - Thomas Malory, 'The Holy Grail'.

    September 8, 2009