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Quaich

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 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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Google previewFairycraft (2016)

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.

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 previewPagan Portals - Fairy Witchcraft (2014)

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

The Quaich is a bowl with ...

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

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

Google previewDictionary 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.

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 The quaich was originally made of wooden staves hooped together or of horn or bone, possibly with silver mounts.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 previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

QUAICH, or Quaigh, a form of ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Scottish language (1845)

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.

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British Place-Names (2011)

by David Mills

Caundle Purslow Purston Jaglin Purton Pusey Putford, West Putley Putney Puttenham Puxton Pwllheli Pyecombe Pylle Pyon, Canon Pyrford Pyrton Pytchley Pyworthy Quabbs Quadring Quaich Quainton Quantock Hills Quantoxhead, East.

Google previewThe 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...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

quaich aight \ät\ see ate1 aighten \ät-3n\ see aten1 aightly \ät-lë\ see ately1 aign \än\ see ane1 aigne \än\ see ane1 aignment \än-mant\ see ainment aii \ä-ë\ Hawaii, Tubuai aiian \ä-yan\ zayin Hawaiian aijin \ï-jën\ gaijin, hygiene aik \ïk\ see ...

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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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