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mon·teith

 (mŏn-tēth′)
n.
A large basin with a notched rim on which cups or glasses can be hung, typically used as a punch bowl.

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

(mɒnˈtiːθ)
n
(Ceramics) a large ornamental bowl, usually of silver, for cooling wineglasses, which are suspended from the notched rim
[C17: said to be from the name of a Scot who wore a cloak with a scalloped edge]
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