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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.

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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 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 previewMore 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 ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1887)

To which is Prefixed, a Dissertation on the Origin of the Scottish Language by John Jamieson, John Longmuir, David Donaldson (F.E.I.S.)

QUAICH, QUAIGH, s. V. DICT. Quaich is the origin of E. quaff, as the following extract shows.

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 English Dialect Dictionary: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

beside quaddy [ squaich to scream Sc. Irel. beside quaich ; squalm qualm Yks. Lin. ; squeech a corner overgrown with bushes Suf.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved by Hugh Chisholm

QUAICH, or QUAIGH, a form 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 previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2010)

by Michael Clarke

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

Google previewEssential Scots Dictionary (2004)

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, ...

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

boggy ground quaich (pronounced kvicxkh) noun, Scottish a shallow ornamental cup with two handles quail verb to shrink back in fear • noun a type of small bird like a partridge quaint adjective pleasantly odd, especially because of being ...

Google previewAn etmological dictionary of the scottish language (1818)

by John Jamieson

Q QUAICH, QUEYCH, QUEGH, QUAILYIE, QUALYIE, s. A quail.

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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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