A cup or beaker for wine used during the Kiddush prayer, recited for the Sabbath and Festivals.
Some kiddush cups have a saucer underneath them.
The Recitation of Kiddush.
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Sperber, Daniel. Minhagei Yisrael: Mekorot ve-Toldot [Israeli Customs: Origins and History], ed. Daniel Sperber, vol. 6, Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1998, pp. 125-28.
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