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Definition of "quaigh" []

  • A small shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles (noun)
  • A traditional, shallow, two-handled Scottish cup symbolising friendship (noun)

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  • A two-handled drinking vessel (noun)

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Use "quaigh" in a sentence
  • "These expressions made it plain that poor Hamish was unconscious that two nights and a day had passed since he had drained the fatal quaigh, and Elspat had now to venture on what she felt as the almost perilous, as well as painful, task of explaining her machinations."
  • "“Mother,” said Hamish, as he replaced on the table the empty quaigh, “thy drink is pleasant to the taste, but it takes away the strength which it ought to give.”"
  • "When his mother saw that he had eaten what sufficed him, she again filled the fatal quaigh, and proffered it as the conclusion of the repast."
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