Origin of quaich

First recorded in 1665–75, quaich is from the Scots Gaelic word cuach
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noun plural quaichs or quaighs
  1. Scot a small shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles

Word Origin for quaich

from Scottish Gaelic cuach cup
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