Mazer Maz"er, n. [OE. maser, akin to OD. maser an excrescence on a maple tree, OHG. masar, G. maser spot, Icel. m["o]surr maple.] A large drinking bowl; -- originally made of maple. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Their brimful mazers to the feasting bring. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

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