deoch an doris
Scottish & Irish variant of doch-an-dorris

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  • deoch an doris — [ˌdɒx (ə)n dɒrɪs, dɒk] (also doch an dorris) noun Scottish & Irish a final drink taken before parting. Origin C17: from Sc. Gaelic deoch an doruis drink at the door …   English new terms dictionary

  • deoch an doris — n. (also doch an dorris) Sc. & Ir. a drink taken at parting; a stirrup cup. Etymology: Gael. deoch an doruis drink at the door …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoch an doris — n a Gaelic phrase from Scotland which means a drink at the door, i.e. a drink given to a guest before leaving. * * * …   Universalium

  • deoch-an-doruis — /dohh ən dorˈis/ noun A stirrup cup, a parting drink (also doch an doris, doch an dorach / əhh/ or deuch an doris) ORIGIN: Gaelic deoch drink, an the, and doruis, genitive of dorus door …   Useful english dictionary

  • doch-an-dorris — noun see doch an dorrach * * * doch an dorris, doch an dorroch, doch and dorus etc., varr. deoch an doris …   Useful english dictionary

  • doch-an-dorroch — doch an dorris, doch an dorroch, doch and dorus etc., varr. deoch an doris …   Useful english dictionary

  • doch an dorris — noun variant spelling of deoch an doris …   English new terms dictionary

  • doch an dorris — var. of DEOCH AN DORIS …   Useful english dictionary

  • doch-an-dorris — or doch an doris noun Etymology: Scottish Gaelic deoch an doruis & Irish deoch an dorais, literally, drink of the door Date: 1691 Scottish & Irish a parting drink ; stirrup cup …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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