quaich

noun
\ ˈkwāḵ How to pronounce quaich (audio) \
variants: or quaigh

Definition of quaich

chiefly Scotland
: a small shallow drinking vessel with ears for use as handles

First Known Use of quaich

1546, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quaich

Scottish Gaelic cuach

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“Quaich.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quaich. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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