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- saucer (n.)
- mid-14c., from Anglo-Latin saucerium and Old French saussier (Modern French saucière) "sauce dish," from Late Latin salsarium, neuter of salsarius "of or for salted things," from Latin salsus (see sauce (n.)). Originally a small dish or pan in which sauce is set on a table. Meaning "small, round, shallow vessel for supporting a cup and retaining any liquid which might be spilled" is attested from c. 1702.
- 1. Refilling his cup, she slopped some tea into the saucer.
- 2. She set her cup down, and it clattered against the saucer.
- 3. The barman slapped the cup on to the waiting saucer.
- 4. a cup and saucer
- 5. The milk you put out in the saucer was quickly lapped up.
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