mazer

noun

ma·​zer ˈmā-zər How to pronounce mazer (audio)
: a large drinking bowl originally of a hard wood

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German masar gnarled excrescence on a tree

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mazer was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Mazer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mazer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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