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

Word History


Scottish Gaelic cuach

First Known Use

1546, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quaich was in 1546

Dictionary Entries Near quaich

Cite this Entry

“Quaich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quaich. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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