Definition of Mazer

1. Noun. A large hardwood drinking bowl.

Generic synonyms: Bowl



Definition of Mazer

1. n. A large drinking bowl; -- originally made of maple.

Definition of Mazer

1. Noun. (obsolete) The maple tree, or maple wood. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic or historical) A large drinking bowl made from such wood; a mazer bowl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mazer

1. a large drinking bowl [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mazer

1. A large drinking bowl; originally made of maple. "Their brimful mazers to the feasting bring." (Drayton) Origin: OE. Maser, akin to OD. Maser an excrescence on a maple tree, OHG. Masar, G. Maser spot, Icel. Mosurr maple. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Mazer

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1. Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society by Essex Archaeological Society (1889)
"In looking over some of the earlier volumes of the Archaeological Journal, I noticed a woodcut of a mazer, said to be of the time of Richard the Second, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"It is worthy of remark that Tradescant, who was the first botanist of his day, seems to have been uncertain of the true nature of the "mazer wood," for he ..."

3. Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England from Edward I. to Richard II. by John Henry Parker (1853)
"The ancient wassail bowl was shaped like a mazer, and this favourite vessel ... Kie II. tion represents a beautiful mazer in the possession of Evelyn Philip ..."

4. Old English Plate, Ecclesiastical, Decorative, and Domestic: Its Makers and by Wilfred Joseph Cripps (1894)
"1485. my litle mazer.—Idem. 1486. a mazer the printe of a ... Inv. of Hubert Morton.—Brit. Mus. Add. MS., 30004. 1490. j mazer shell.—Test. ..."

5. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"Aberd. Reg.-LVexul-arc. К/.л К. adj. Of or belonging to the tree called maple. Berd'i Coll. V. mazer. E/.LK, i. Л spark of lire, generally from wood, ..."

6. The Church of our fathers, as seen in st. Osmund's rite for the cathedral of by Daniel Rock (1849)
"... mazer-bowl came, very properly, to be treated with a certain share of religious respect, and always employed in a pious manner on being brought out, ..."

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