monteith

noun

mon·​teith män-ˈtēth How to pronounce monteith (audio)
: a large silver punch bowl with scalloped rim

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1683, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monteith was in 1683

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Cite this Entry

“Monteith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monteith. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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