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English translation: cup for small children

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21:01 Jun 3, 2002
English to English translations [PRO]
Other
English term or phrase: safety cup
safety cup

maybe it has to do with american "football"

is it a jock?
bg.Linguist
Bulgaria
Local time: 17:27
English translation:cup for small children
Explanation:
No, it's not a jock. I'm not sure if my explanation is correct in your context, but it's at least one possible meaning.

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Note added at 2002-06-03 21:10:13 (GMT)
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Her daughter smiled brilliantly as her mother poured the milk into a child\'s safety cup and placed two cookies on a napkin.
http://www.fxthewebsite.com/archive/Peggy-HopeLost03.htm

She set a safety cup full of juice in front of the 2-year-old boy.
http://www.roswellunderground.com/happier.html

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Note added at 2002-06-03 21:26:15 (GMT)
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okay, forget everything I wrote:

it\'s a protective device for male genitals (for football players, boxers etc.)
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ntext
United States
Local time: 09:27
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3 +2cup for small childrenntext


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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
cup for small children


Explanation:
No, it's not a jock. I'm not sure if my explanation is correct in your context, but it's at least one possible meaning.

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Note added at 2002-06-03 21:10:13 (GMT)
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Her daughter smiled brilliantly as her mother poured the milk into a child\'s safety cup and placed two cookies on a napkin.
http://www.fxthewebsite.com/archive/Peggy-HopeLost03.htm

She set a safety cup full of juice in front of the 2-year-old boy.
http://www.roswellunderground.com/happier.html

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Note added at 2002-06-03 21:26:15 (GMT)
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okay, forget everything I wrote:

it\'s a protective device for male genitals (for football players, boxers etc.)

ntext
United States
Local time: 09:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: That's it, Norbert - the protective device. It's also used in baseball, especially by the catcher.
25 mins

neutral  Mads Grøftehauge: "shooting grapes at his jock"! Sounds like sylvia is still wrestling with the world of US fratboy antics!
59 mins

agree  Chinoise
6 days
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Jun 17, 2005 - Changes made by ntext:
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