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 Meanings and Examples of SAUCER
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saucer
 n.  dish; small shallow dish having a slight circular depression in the center for holding a cup
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  Light wavered into the room as Pork entered carrying high a half- burned candle stuck in a saucer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  The room where Suellen and Carreen lay mumbling and tossing on the same bed stank vilely with the smell of the twisted rag burning in a saucer of bacon fat, which provided the only light.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  She saw Frank coming across the floor toward her with a glass of blackberry wine in his hand and a morsel of cake on a saucer and she pulled her face into a smile.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Juanita's best friends, Mrs. Dyer and Mrs. Dashaway, passed large dinner plates, each with a spoon, a fork, and a coffee cup without saucer.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  And he himself brought her the golden-brown bouillon, in a dainty Sevres cup, with a flaky cracker or two on the saucer.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
6  As he spoke he turned the contents of the wine glass into a saucer and placed it in front of the terrier, who speedily licked it dry.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
7  Very delicately William Dodge set the cup in its saucer.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
8  Mrs. Corney rose to get another cup and saucer from the closet.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  The sight of the safe, the saucer of milk, and the loop of whipcord were enough to finally dispel any doubts which may have remained.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
10  "There's salt here," said Laurie, as he handed Jo a saucer of berries.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
11  Why my hand shook, and why I involuntarily spilt half the contents of my cup into my saucer, I did not choose to consider.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  Edgar had made a slop in his saucer, and scarcely swallowed a mouthful.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  Ivanushka, sipping out of her saucer, looked with sly womanish eyes from under her brows at the young men.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII
14  A deep saucer of black blood was taken from his hairy arm and only then was he able to relate what had happened to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVI
15  I hope they'll remember her saucer of milk at tea-time.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. Down the Rabbit-Hole
Example Sentence:
1  He is drinking with a cup and saucer.
2  Her cup clattered in the saucer.