cupwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cup +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

cupwise (not comparable)

  1. In the form of a cup.
    • 1911, W. E. B. Du Bois, The Quest of the Silver Fleece
      Without a word, she bounded up and flitted off like a brown bird, gleaming dull-golden in the sun, glancing in and out among the trees, till she paused above a tiny black pool, and then came tripping and swaying back with hands held cupwise and dripping with cool water.