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Definition of the noun quaich

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noun - plural: quaiches

  1. [obsolete] A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship. It was originally used to toast the arrival or departure of a visitor.

Explanation

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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Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewMore Brilliant Answers (2010)

by Aqa 63336

how do u 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 ...

Google previewPagan Portals - Fairy Witchcraft (2014)

A Neopagan's Guide to the Celtic Fairy Faith by Morgan Daimler

The Quaich is a bowl with two handles ...

Google previewScottish 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA dictionary of the derivations of the English language (1872)

by English language

quaich, cup, waucht, draught, GaeL wauch, to drink.] To swallow in large draughts ; to drink copiously of ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts (2006)

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 The quaich was originally made of wooden staves hooped together or of horn or bone, possibly with silver mounts.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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found : in Two Volumes ; to which is Prefixed Johnson's Grammar of the English Language and Annexed a Glossary of Scottish Words and Phrases, which Occur in the Romances and Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Samuel Johnson

QUAICH. t. A wooden cup, composed of staves hooped together. To QUA1K. ) To QUAK.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, and of the Islands in the British Seas (1813)

Exhibiting the Names of the Several Cities, Royal Burghs, Parishes, Villages, and the Islands, with the Shire, and Division of the Shire, in which They are Situated ... Compiled from the Most Authentic Documents, and Arr. in Alphabetical Order. Being a Continuation of the Topography of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland by Nicholas Carlisle

GLEN QUAICH, in the Shire of PERTH. A small part of this Glen belongs to the Parish of Kenmore, although it is separated from it by a lofty Mountain, 5 miles over. The Inhabitants depend on the Mission of Amulri'e, for Church privileges.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (1813)

And of the Islands in the British Seas by Nicholas Carlisle

are not less than 28 miles from-the Parish Church: a small part also of Glen Quaich belongs to it, which lies to the Southward, and is separated from the body of the Parish by a lofty mountain, five miles over. The soil on the banks of Loch Tay ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2010)

by Michael Clarke

quaich A Scottish drinking bowl, circular in form, with two ...

Google previewThe Essential Scots Dictionary (2004)

Scots-English, English-Scots by Iseabail Macleod, Pauline Cairns

quaich. cupboard n aumrie; (especially in wall) press, bole. curb v crub, pit the haims on, pit the branks on. n crub. curd n curds cruds, ...

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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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