monteith

noun
mon·​teith | \ män-ˈtēth How to pronounce monteith (audio) \

Definition of monteith

: a large silver punch bowl with scalloped rim

First Known Use of monteith

1683, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monteith

Monteith, 17th century Scottish eccentric who wore a cloak with a scalloped hem

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“Monteith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monteith. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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