Some articles on cup:
... 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 Germany competed but failed to finish in ... This was 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 ...
... The 2002 African Cup of Nations was the 23rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the association football championship of Africa (CAF) ...
... Reigning World Cup holders Uruguay declined to participate, in protest at the refusal of several European countries to travel to South America for ... As a result, the 1934 World Cup is the only one in which the reigning champions did not participate ... Argentina, United States and Egypt, the first African team to qualify for a World Cup finals tournament), were from outside Europe ...
... The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third staging of the World Cup, and was held in France from 4 June to 19 June ...
... in 1999 and 2001, as well as the European Cup in 2003 and 2005. ... He was a member of 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 ...
More definitions of "cup":
- (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
- (noun): A United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces.
- (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): Treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin.
- (verb): Form into the shape of a cup.
Example: "She cupped her hands"
- (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 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"
- (verb): Put into a cup.
Example: "Cup the milk"
Famous quotes containing the word cup:
“Sisters define their rivalry in terms of competition for the gold cup of parental love. It is never perceived as a cup which runneth over, rather a finite vessel from which the more one sister drinks, the less is left for the others.”
—Elizabeth Fishel (20th century)
“The morning cup of coffee has an exhiliration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (18091894)
“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.