monteith

noun
mon·teith | \ män-ˈtēth \

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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