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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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