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Meaning of CUPBEARER

Pronunciation:  'kup`behrur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the attendant (usually an officer of a nobleman's household) whose duty is to fill and serve cups of wine
 

CUPBEARER is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: attendant, attender, tender

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cup"bear`er\ (-b[^a]r`[~e]r), n.
1. One whose office it is to fill and hand the cups at an
   entertainment.

2. (Antiq.) One of the attendants of a prince or noble,
   permanently charged with the performance of this office
   for his master. ``I was the king's cupbearer.'' --Neh. i.
   11.

 

 

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