Quaich definition

kwāKH
A two-handled drinking cup.
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A trophy resembling such a cup.
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(scot.) A small, shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles.
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(obsolete) A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship. It was originally used to toast the arrival or departure of a visitor.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of quaich - quegh

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
quaich
Plural:
quaichs

Origin of quaich

  • Scottish Gaelic cuach from Old Irish cúach from earlier cuäch

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