We allude to the famous Rochester mazer, made in 1532, and given to the refectory per fratrem Robertum Pecham.
That the original word, mazer, should have been retained, is not to be wondered at.
I give and bequeath unto my sister Elizabeth Wellyfed 40, three goblets without a cover, a mazer, and a nut.
Therewith he poured forth into the mazer, and handed it to Birdalone, and lo!
I give and bequeath unto my sister Elizabeth Wellyfed 40l., three goblets without a cover, a mazer, and a nut.
It is known that when the mazer bowl was made of silver, the old name was retained.
The old English and German vessel known as a mazer was made of maple-wood, often bound and tipped with silver.
mazer, a large drinking bowl (Skeat); trees seems to mean merely wood.
Ancient drinking vessels of wood such as the mazer, a drinking bowl much like a punch bowl, were decorated with silver bands.
Meantime Alan, one may believe, had consigned the mazer to a safe place, and joined in the congratulations of Johanne's friends.