chalice
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈtʃæl.ɪs/
Noun

chalice (plural chalices)

  1. A large drinking cup, often having a stem and base and used especially for formal occasions and religious ceremonies.
    • 1612, William Shakespeare, Macbeth (First Folio), act 1, scene 7,
      This euen-handed Iuſtice
      Commends th'Ingredience of our poyſon'd Challice
      To our owne lips.
    Synonyms: goblet
  2. A kind of water-cooled pipe for smoking cannabis.
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