Definition of Dixie cup

1. Noun. A disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks.

Exact synonyms: Paper Cup
Generic synonyms: Cup

Definition of Dixie cup

1. Noun. (North America trademark) A disposable waxed paper cup. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) Ice cream sold in such cups. ¹

3. Noun. A paper cup, sometimes waxed, especially used for individual servings of iced desserts. ¹

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Literary usage of Dixie cup

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1. Golfers Magazine by United States Golf Association, Western Golf Association (1908)
"AH Mallory, Memphis, won the dixie cup. JH Doughty, Memphis, captured the Chickasaw cup. ... 6 up Б; dixie cup. AH Mallory, Memphis, beat WR Tichenor. ..."

2. The American Magazine of Art by American Federation of Arts (1918)
"The Club will offer a trophy within the next year to be known as the "dixie cup," which may be competed for by clubs throughout the I'nited States with ..."

3. The Art of Antiquity: Piet de Jong and the Athenian Agora by John K. Papadopoulos, Piet De Jong (2007)
"9c, a; Travlos 1971, p. 14, fig. 15. P 4776: RS Young 1939, p. 96, no. XX 3, fig. 67; for "dixie cups," see Saltz 1978. The term "dixie cup of ..."

4. Injured...What Now? by H.W. Muller-Wohlfahrt, Hans Jurgen Montag (1999)
"Tip: To make a "water popsicle": Fill a yogurt container or a small dixie cup with water. Place a small wooden popsicle stick into the cup and freeze it. ..."

5. In a Family Way by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (1995)
"There was a water stop near mile nineteen; he grabbed a dixie cup from a volunteer, jogging through the litter of discarded cups as he drank. ..."

6. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James A Frost (2000)
"All entrées come with a Dixie-cup full of red and white cabbage, dill weed and lemon juice that the waiter with the inside-out T-shirt claims is "good for ..."

7. Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities: Poverty, Inequality and edited by Mary Frances Berry (2000)
"We're dealing with three networks. So basically four places to go. And if they don't accept you, it's goodbye, Charlie. You're left with a dixie cup and ..."

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