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monteith

[mon-teeth] /mɒnˈtiθ/
noun
1.
a large punch bowl, usually of silver, having a notched rim for suspending punch cups.
2.
Also called bonnet glass. a small stemless glass of the 18th century, having a bowl with a compoundly curved profile upon a broad foot.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; said to have been named after Monteigh, a Scotsman who wore a coat or cloak with a notched hem
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monteith

/mɒnˈtiːθ/
noun
1.
a large ornamental bowl, usually of silver, for cooling wineglasses, which are suspended from the notched rim
Word Origin
C17: said to be from the name of a Scot who wore a cloak with a scalloped edge
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