quaich

[ kweykh ]
/ kweɪx /

noun

a Scottish drinking cup of the 17th and 18th centuries having a shallow bowl with two or three flat handles.

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Origin of quaich

First recorded in 1665–75, quaich is from the Scots Gaelic word cuach
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British Dictionary definitions for quaich

quaich

quaigh

/ (kwex, kweɪx) /

noun plural quaichs or quaighs

Scot a small shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles

Word Origin for quaich

from Scottish Gaelic cuach cup
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