Origin of quaichGaelic cuach, cup ; from Late Latin caucus, cup ; from or akin to Classical Greek kaukos
- A two-handled drinking cup.
- A trophy resembling such a cup.
Origin of quaichScottish Gaelic cuach, from Old Irish cúach, from earlier cu&adie;ch.
- (obsolete) A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship. It was originally used to toast the arrival or departure of a visitor.