Scot. a small, shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles
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 cuäch
- (obsolete) A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship. It was originally used to toast the arrival or departure of a visitor.