chalice

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chalice /ˈtʃæləs/ noun
plural chalices
chalice
/ˈtʃæləs/
noun
plural chalices
Learner's definition of CHALICE
[count]
: a special cup for holding wine
especially : the cup used in the Christian ceremony of Communion

poisoned chalice

chiefly British
: something that seems attractive at first but becomes unpleasant
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