cymaise

or ci·maise, se·maise

[ see-mez ]
/ siˈmɛz /

noun

a pewter wine jar having a spout, a fixed handle on the side opposite the spout, and a bail for carrying.

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Origin of cymaise

1650–60; <French <Latin cymatium an ogee; see cymatium
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