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(kŭp )

[L. cuppa, drinking vessel]

1. A small drinking vessel.
2. A cupping glass.
SEE: cupping
3. An athletic supporter (jock strap) reinforced with a piece of firm material to cover the male genitalia; worn to protect the penis and testicles during vigorous and contact sports.
4. Either of the two cup-shaped halves of a brassiere that fit over a breast.
5. A method of producing counterirritation.
SEE: cupping

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