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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 or quoich, 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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Following The Path Of Fairy Witchcraft by Morgan Daimler
The Quiach The quaich is a bowl with two handles that is used to make food and liquid offerings, because it symbolizes friendship.
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 ...
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 ...
A Neopagan's Guide to the Celtic Fairy Faith by Morgan Daimler
The Quaich is a bowl with ...
More Brilliant Answers (2010)
by AQA 63336
how dou spell that bowl with handles that u drink whisky out of made of silver or pewter A quaich is a small whisky cup, usually made from silver. It has two ...
To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson
QUAICH, QUAIGH, s. V. DICT. Quaich is the origin of E. quaff, as the following extract shows.
Dictionary of Pub Names (2006)
Quaich Glasgow. A form of Gaelic cuach, 'cup', used to describe a shallow drinking cup formerly used in Scotland. It was usually made of small wooden staves hooped together, and had two ears or handles. Arbroath has a Golden Quaich.
by Gordon Campbell
Larger quaiches were used as ceremonial drinking cups or possibly communion cups. The quaich was originally made of wooden staves hooped together or of horn or bone, possibly with silver mounts. Later examples were made entirely of ...
Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
QUAICH, or Quaigh, a form of ...
by Thomas Brown
QUAICH, QUEYCH, QUEGH, s. A small shallow drinking cup, made of wood or silver, with two ears. QUAKING-ASH, *. The aspen. To QUAT, v. a. To quit. QUATSUMEVIR, adj. Whatsoever. QUEET, CUTE, *. The ankle. QUEINT, QUENT , adj. 1.
A Dictionary of the Scottish Language, comprehending all the words in common use in the writings of Scott, Burns, Wilson, Ramsay, and other popular Scottish authors (1845)
QUAICH, QUEYCH, QUEGH, s. A small shallow drinking cup, made of wood or silver, with two ears. QUAKING-ASH, s. The aspen. To QUAT, v. a. To quit. QUATSUMEVIR, adj. Whatsoever. QUEET, CUTE. s. The ankle. QUEINT, QUENT ...
by David Mills
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The Structure of the Lexicon (2012)
Incorporating a Cognitive Approach in the TCM Lexicon, with Applications to Lexicography, Terminology and Translation by Marcel Thelen
WINE-, COFFEE-, TEA-, LIQUORGLASS, CUP, MUG, TUMBLER, GOBLET, STOUT, STEIN, TOBY, BEAKER, QUAICH, TANKARD, CAN, CANNIKIN, NOGGIN, RUMMER, STRAW...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
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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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