quaigh
noun see quaich

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quaigh — Quaigh, Quaich Quaich, n. [Gael. cuach. Cf. {Quaff}.] A small shallow cup or drinking vessel. [Scot.] [Written also {quegh}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaigh — noun a) a traditional, shallow, two handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship b) a two handled drinking vessel …   Wiktionary

  • QUAIGH —    a name formerly given to a wooden drinking cup in Scotland …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • quaigh — n. (Scottish) quaich, small shallow cup with two handles, shallow drinking vessel (was popular in the 17th and 18th centuries) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quaigh — noun see quaich …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quaich — Quaigh Quaigh, Quaich Quaich, n. [Gael. cuach. Cf. {Quaff}.] A small shallow cup or drinking vessel. [Scot.] [Written also {quegh}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quegh — Quaigh Quaigh, Quaich Quaich, n. [Gael. cuach. Cf. {Quaff}.] A small shallow cup or drinking vessel. [Scot.] [Written also {quegh}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaff — Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaffed — Quaff Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaffing — Quaff Quaff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quaffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quaffing}.] [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. {Quaigh}.] To drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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