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quaich

quaich

also quaigh  (kwāKH)
n. Scots
1. A two-handled drinking cup.
2. A trophy resembling such a cup.

[Scottish Gaelic cuach, from Old Irish cúach, from earlier cuäch.]

quaich

(kwex; kweɪx) or

quaigh

n, pl quaichs or quaighs
Scot a small shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles
[from Scottish Gaelic cuach cup]
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It is a pleasure to host a media luncheon and Scotch tasting in honour of Secretary Lochhead, as he visits to celebrate Scotland s Year of Food and Drink, said Distilled Spirits Council President Peter Cressy, who in 2007 was named a Keeper of the Quaich.
Among the newer members picking up silverware were: Ann Mason - Jean Cearns Singles Trophy, Terry Yates - Ladies Two Wood Singles and Elaine Woods who with her husband Ray, won the Quaich Open Handicap Pairs Trophy.
Scotland captain John Barr cradled the Marine Harvest quaich last night after the Scots defeated Ireland in the Shinty/Hurling clash in Inverness.
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The model threw a bash in the Craigellachie Hotel - which has a collection of 700 varieties of single malt in its bar The Quaich - in Speyside last night.
Owner Ryan Maloney in 2012 was inducted into Keepers of the Quaich, an exclusive, international community of members recognized for their outstanding commitment to Scotch Whisky.
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