A costly goblet used at one time on state occasions. Sometimes
the cup used by our Lord at the Last Supper is so called. (Old High
German, hnapp, a cup.)
“He had, indeed, four silver hanaps of his own, which had been left
him by his grandmother.” - Sir W. Scott: Quentin Durward, chap.
iv. p. 71.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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