A chalice (from Latin calix, cup, borrowed from Greek kalyx, shell, husk) is a goblet or footed cup intended to hold a drink. In general religious terms, it is intended for drinking during a ceremony.

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Chalice - Other Usage
... holy objects such as "câlice" (a variation of calice, which is the French word for chalice) can be an alternate form of cursing ... In 1988, the term "poisoned chalice" became famous when Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran had to accept the UN ceasefire ending the Iran-Iraq War ... this convoy of light...unhappy am I that I still remain and have drunk the poisoned chalice," comparing the acceptance of peace to drinking a cup of poison ...
Christian Relics - Holy Chalice
... The Holy Chalice is the chalice or vessel which Jesus used at the Last Supper to serve the wine, as in the Gospel of Matthew (2627-28) which states "Drink from it, all of you ... for the forgiveness of sins." A number of Holy Chalices have been reported and also given rise to the legend of Holy Grail, which is not part of Catholic tradition, but of mythology ... Of the existing chalices, only the Santo Càliz de Valencia (English Holy Chalice of the Cathedral of Valencia) is recognized as a "historical relic" by the Vatican, although not ...
Lest We Forget Thee Earth
... They are, in order "Chalice of Death", "Earth Shall Live Again!" and "Vengeance of the Space Armada" ... the excuse that he was searching for the mythical 'Chalice of Death', he thinks he is out of trouble, only to discover that now Joroiran expects him to set off with fellow Earthman Domrik Carso in a quest to ... discover the truth about their ancestral home planet, and the legendary 'Chalice of Death'. ...
... Cylichna aethiopica Cylichna affinis Cylichna alba - white chalice-bubble Cylichna algoensis Cylichna andersoni Cylichna arachis synonym of Adamnestia arachis (Quoy Gaimard, 1833) Cylichna ... Cylichna crispula Cylichna cylindracea Cylichna densistriata Cylichna diegensis - San Diego chalice-bubble Cylichna discus Cylichna dulcis Cylichna eburnea - ivory chalice-bubble Cylichna fantasma ...
Chalice (novel) - Plot
... book is written about events in the life of the Chalice, describing her actions and emotions ... It begins with the Chalice, and the rest of the Circle, welcoming a new Master ... The Chalice must be the first to greet the new Master, and give him a special cup to drink ...

Famous quotes containing the word chalice:

    There lies intact that chalice of ours,
    And its presence adds to the rhyme of love
    Persistently sung by the fall above.
    No lip has touched it since his and mine
    In turns therefrom sipped lover’s wine.”
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)