Definitions

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  • n. A Russian ladle or drinking bowl

Etymologies

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From Russian ковш.

Examples

  • In the _bratini_ and _kovsh_ the bulging form of ornament, the coving up of the bottoms of the bowls, and the use of twisted lobes are very common.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • There are especially the cups called _bratini_ (loving cups, from _brat_, a brother), the bowls or ladles termed _kovsh_, and the small cups with one flat handle for strong liquors.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • Zinzi, which realized $5175 and $2587.50 respectively, a Russian kovsh inset with an amethyst and a Peter II Rouble ($3162.50), and a pair of asparagus tongs by Tiffany and Co.

    Antique News News!

  • _kovsh_, or short-handled ladle, which lies beside it, crosses himself, and drops a small offering on the dish piled with copper coins near by, making change for himself if he has not the exact sum which he wishes to give.

    Russian Rambles

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