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A hardwood drinking bowl.
dish, basin, pan, pot, crock, crucible, mortarView synonyms
- ‘They possessed a healing cup, recently identified as a fourteenth-century mazer bowl.’
- ‘A silver-gilt maple-wood mazer bowl of around 1480 was sold in July 2003 for 100,000 [pounds sterling].’
Middle English: from Old French masere, of Germanic origin.
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