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chalice [Lat.,=cup], ancient name for a drinking cup, retained for the eucharistic or communion cup. Its use commemorates the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper. Celebrated examples are the Great Chalice of Antioch (Syriac), of embossed silver, excavated there in 1910 and attributed to the 1st cent., and an elaborately ornamented chalice found in 1868 at Ardagh, Ireland, and believed to be Celtic work of the 9th or 10th cent. See Grail, Holy.

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Chalice

Chalice (Lat., calix, ‘cup’). The vessel containing the wine at the eucharist. Present Roman Catholic law requires a chalice to be made of strong (i.e. not breakable and not able to absorb liquid) materials, preferably those which are valued in the country of use.

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chalice a chalice is the emblem of St Richard of Chichester (1197–1253), who is said once to have dropped the chalice at Mass without the wine being spilt, St Hugh of Lincoln, and other saints.

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chal·ice / ˈchaləs/ • n. hist. a large cup or goblet, typically used for drinking wine. ∎  the wine cup used in the Christian Eucharist.

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chalice

chalice XIII. — (O)F. — L. calix, calic- cup, rel. to Gr. kálux CALYX.

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