Monteith meaning

mŏn-tēth
A large basin with a notched rim on which cups or glasses can be hung, typically used as a punch bowl.
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A large punch bowl, usually of silver, with a notched brim from which glasses and ladles are hung.
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A bowl used for the cooling or washing of wine glasses.
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Origin of monteith

  • Possibly after Monteith (Monteigh), an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem

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

  • From the Scottish surname Monteith.

    From Wiktionary