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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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(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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HSBC wanted to focus on the talents of young people, especially in the field of writing, so they teamed up with British Council to carry out the project, explained Stephen Monteith, British Council's English Projects Manager.
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