Definition of Stirrup cup. Meaning of Stirrup cup. Synonyms of Stirrup cup
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Definition of Stirrup cup
Stirrup cupStirrup Stir"rup, n. [OE. stirop, AS. stigr[=a]p; st[=i]gan to
mount, ascend + r[=a]p a rope; akin to G. stegreif a stirrup.
[root]164. See Sty, v. i., and Rope.]
1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or
the like, horizontal in one part for receiving the foot of
a rider, and attached by a strap to the saddle, -- used to
assist a person in mounting a horse, and to enable him to
sit steadily in riding, as well as to relieve him by
supporting a part of the weight of the body.
Our host upon his stirpoes stood anon. --Chaucer.
2. (Carp. & Mach.) Any piece resembling in shape the stirrup
of a saddle, and used as a support, clamp, etc. See
3. (Naut.) A rope secured to a yard, with a thimble in its
lower end for supporting a footrope. --Totten.
Stirrup bone (Anat.), the stapes.
Stirrup cup, a parting cup taken after mounting.
Stirrup iron, an iron stirrup.
Stirrup leather, or Stirrup strap, the strap which
attaches a stirrup to the saddle. See Stirrup, 1.
Meaning of Stirrup cup from wikipedia
- a stirrup
cup is a 'parting cup' given
to guests, especially
when they are leaving
and have their
feet in the stirrups
it is also the
- a stirrup
is a light frame
or ring that holds
the foot of a rider, attached
to the supported
the rider's sole was elongated
past the toe cup.
- generally regarded
as his masterpiece, the rat hunt (acquired by leopold
ii , king of the belgians), the arquebusier
(1860), and the stirrup
- a stirrup
is a metal
the foot, fastened
to a saddle
on a riding
see also: stirrup
jar , a two-handled amphora
- the pub where
jack meets geoff
bate in episode
1 is the stirrup
cup in bisley
. the pub that the boults visit
- the popular public houses
cup on thurncourt
road and the mayflower
road have transformed
into pleasant family
such as the stirrup
or brandy served
at the start, and the hunt breakfast, refreshments served
at the end, have
- selected filmography
: the stirrup
(1924) . eileen
chelverley. beautiful kitty
(1923) . kitty. the lady owner
- 1884)coney island
cup (1883)stirrup cup (1883)navesink handicap
cup at 2¼ miles, and the autumn
cup at 3 miles
- if the beer was drunk
at the doorway
it was 'deoch an doras' or 'stirrup cup', to charge
for which would
be an insult