Definition of the noun quaich
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noun - plural: quaiches
- [obsolete] A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship. It was originally used to toast the arrival or departure of a visitor.
Quaich: A quaich, archaically quaigh, is a special kind of shallow two-handled drinking cup or bowl in Scotland. It derives from the Scottish Gaelic cuach meaning a cup.
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The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist, (1890)
A Quarterly Journal and Review Devoted to the Study of Early Pagan and Christian Antiquities of Great Britain by Llewellyn Frederick William Jewitt, John Charles Cox, John Romilly Allen
The quaich is an essentially national form of cup, peculiar to Scotland. Under the same head " Domestic Life," the numerous objects connected with Scottish archery meetings, and which were exhibited, are carefully described, and the subject ...
The Reliquary (1890)
The quaich is an essentially national form of cup, peculiar to Scotland. Under the same head “Domestic Life,” the numerous objects connected with Scottish archery meetings, and which were exhibited, are carefully described, and the subject ...
Scottish Culture and Traditions (2010)
by Norman C Milne
The quaich is a round bowl with two or three lugs at the top for holding. In some examples the quaich was made from different coloured staves of wood for example, ebony and boxwood adorned with silver. Stuart mentions that in some ...
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved
'aPhY Print Shoe Umbrella PM Soap Vacuum Cleaner Putty S rmaceti Varnish Quaich or Quaigh S h Vaseline Quartp Stationery Veneer ...
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Scrabble value of Q10U1A1I1C3H4
The value of this 6-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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