mazer

[mey-zer]

Origin of mazer

1150–1200; Middle English: kind of wood (probably maple), Old English mæser- (in adj. mæseren, equivalent to mæser maple + -en -en2); cognate with Old Norse mǫsurr maple, Middle High German maser maple, drinking cup
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mazer

mazard or mazzard (ˈmæzəd)

noun
  1. obsolete a large hardwood drinking bowl

Word Origin for mazer

C12: from Old French masere, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse mösurr maple
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