Some articles on cup:
... The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third staging of the World Cup, and was held in France from 4 June to 19 June ...
... The 2002 African Cup of Nations was the 23rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF) ...
... With Toulouse, he won the French championship in 1999 and 2001, as well as the European Cup in 2003 and 2005. ... France's squad at the 1999 Rugby World Cup (in which France were the runners-up), and notably participated in the epic semi-final against New-Zealand ... He was selected in the French squad for the 2003 Rugby World Cup but had to leave the team before the beginning of the competition due to an injury ...
... This remains, as of 2010, the only time in World Cup history in which Germany was eliminated in the first round, and the only tournament in which ... the last ever match to be replayed in a World Cup ... and Brazil had the first of their many important World Cup clashes in the other ...
... Reigning World Cup holders Uruguay declined to participate, in protest at the refusal of several European countries to travel to South America for the previous World Cup, which Uruguay had hosted in 1930 ... As a result, the 1934 World Cup is the only one in which the reigning champions did not participate ... and Egypt, the first African team to qualify for a World Cup finals tournament), were from outside Europe ...
More definitions of "cup":
- (noun): A small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle.
Example: "He put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
- (noun): Any cup-shaped concavity.
Example: "Bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
- (noun): A punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl.
- (noun): The quantity a cup will hold.
Example: "He drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
- (noun): A United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces.
- (verb): Form into the shape of a cup.
Example: "She cupped her hands"
- (noun): The hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green.
Example: "He swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup"
- (verb): Put into a cup.
Example: "Cup the milk"
- (noun): Cup-shaped plant organ.
- (noun): A large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition.
Synonyms: loving cup
Famous quotes containing the word cup:
“Sunday morning may be cheery enough, with its extra cup of coffee and litter of Sunday newspapers, but there is always hanging over it the ominous threat of 3 P.M., when the sun gets around to the back windows and life stops dead in its tracks.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)
“In poorer lands
No one touches the water of life.
It has no taste
And though it refreshes absolutely
It is a cup that must also pass
Gets some advantage....”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ?”
—Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 10:16.