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 Cup,Cup of Vows (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cup Tosser.
 
A juggler (French, joueur de gobelet). The old symbol for a juggler was a goblet. The phrase and symbol are derived from the practice of jugglers who toss in the air, twist on a stick, and play all sorts of tricks with goblets or cups.   1
 


 Cup,Cup of Vows (The). 

 
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