Chirping Cup

or Glass. A merry-making glass or cup of liquor. Wine that maketh glad the heart of man, or makes him sing for joy.

A chirping cup is my matin song,
And my vesper bell is my bowl; Ding dong!

A Friar of Orders Grey.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Content