/mon teeth"/, n.
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.
[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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