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Chirping Cup or Glass

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A merry-making glass or cup of liquor. Wine that maketh glad the heart of man, or makes him sing for joy.

“A chirping cup is my matin song,

And my vesper bell is my bowl; Ding dong!”


A Friar of Orders Grey.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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