mazer

noun
ma·​zer | \ ˈmā-zər How to pronounce mazer (audio) \

Definition of mazer

: a large drinking bowl originally of a hard wood

First Known Use of mazer

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mazer

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

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“Mazer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mazer. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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