Synonyms for demitasse

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Nothing but some ice cream and a demitasse for me, declared Ronny.

She dropped a lump of sugar in her demitasse and threw her host a bright smile across the table.

Mr. Ellins gets left again when he calls for a demitasse after the tapioca pudding.

Miss Liz presently asked—for dinner at the Colonel's was of the farm variety which scorned the demitasse.

WORD ORIGIN

also demi-tasse, 1842, from French, literally "half-cup," from demi- + tasse, an Old French borrowing from Arabic tassah, from Persian tasht "cup, saucer" (cf. Italian tazza, Spanish taza "cup").

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