Mazer meaning

māzər
A large drinking bowl or goblet made of metal or hard wood.
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A large drinking bowl or goblet, orig. of a hard wood, probably maple, later of metal.
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(archaic or historical) A large drinking bowl made from such wood; a mazer bowl.
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Origin of mazer

  • Middle English from Old French masere kind of wood, maple burl of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mazer, maser, from Old English *mæser, *maser (suggested by derivative mæseren), from Proto-Germanic *masuraz, cognate with Old High German masar (German Maser (“spot")), Icelandic mösurr (“maple"). Reinforced in Middle English by Anglo-Norman mazer, Old French mazre (“a kind of maple wood"), from the same Germanic source.

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