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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cup·bear·er /ˈkʌpˌbærɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cup·bear·er n.
 1. One whose office it is to fill and hand the cups at an entertainment.
 2. Antiq. One of the attendants of a prince or noble, permanently charged with the performance of this office for his master. “I was the king's cupbearer.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the attendant (usually an officer of a nobleman's household)
          whose duty is to fill and serve cups of wine

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    an officer of high rank with Egyptian, Persian, Assyrian, and
    Jewish monarchs. The cup-bearer of the king of Egypt is
    mentioned in connection with Joseph's history (Gen. 40:1-21;
    41:9). Rabshakeh (q.v.) was cup-bearer in the Assyrian court (2
    Kings 18:17). Nehemiah filled this office to the king of Persia
    (Neh. 1:11). We read also of Solomon's cup-bearers (1 Kings
    10:5; 2 Chr. 9:4).