Meaning: a cup (usually without a handle)
Meaning: a flatbottomed jar made of glass or plastic; used for chemistry
Lustily took he banquet and beaker, battle-famed king.
Through the hall then went the Helmings' Lady, to younger and older everywhere carried the cup, till come the moment when the ring-graced queen, the royal-hearted, to Beowulf bore the beaker of mead. She greeted the Geats' lord, God she thanked, in wisdom's words, that her will was granted, that at last on a hero her hope could lean for comfort in terrors.