Definition of Chalices

1. Noun. (plural of chalice) ¹



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Definition of Chalices

1. chalice [n] - See also: chalice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalices

chalcothallite
chalder
chalders
chaldron
chaldrons
chaleh
chalehs
chalet
chalets
chalice
chalice cell
chalice sign
chalice vine
chaliced
chalicelike
chalices (current term)
chalicosis
chalicothere
chalicotheres
chalinoplasty
chalk
chalk and talk
chalk bag
chalk dust
chalk line
chalk out
chalk pit
chalk talk
chalk talks
chalk up

Literary usage of Chalices

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Sir William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"They make mention of many chalices, some of gold, some of silver ; 40 lesser chalices of gold, each weighing l Ib., and 50 lesser ministerial chalices of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"Little is to be found as to the decoration of chalices ; occasionally they bore inscriptions, as in the case of that made by order of St. Remigius (Remi, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"These latter chalices are of considerable size, and they are often, ... Of chalices earlier than the time of Charlemagne the existing specimens are so few ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1856)
"And, afterwards, Pope Urbanus ordained that the chalices should be made either ... Even after the Reformation chalices were sometimes of pewter, I believe. ..."

5. The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist,: A Quarterly Journal and Review edited by Llewellyn Frederick William Jewitt, John Charles Cox, John Romilly Allen (1888)
"It belongs to one of the later types of English medieval chalices, and is remarkable for its small size. Without attempting here to discuss the ..."

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