a large punch bowl, usually of silver, with a notched brim from which glasses and ladles are hung
Origin of monteithsaid to be named after a 17th-c. Scottish whose coat had a notched hem
A large basin with a notched rim on which cups or glasses can be hung, typically used as a punch bowl.
Origin of monteithPossibly after Monteith, (Monteigh), an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.
From the Scottish surname Monteith.