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. 2001.

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  • 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-dorris — doch an dor·ris …   English syllables

  • doch-an-dorris — n. (In Scotland and Ireland) deoch an doruis, stirrup cup, farewell drink, parting drink …   English contemporary 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-dorroch — doch an dorris, doch an dorroch, doch and dorus etc., varr. deoch an doris …   Useful english dictionary

  • doch-an-dorrach — /dokh euhn dor euhkh/, n. Scot., Irish. a stirrup cup. Also, doch an dorroch, doch an dorris /dokh euhn dor is/. [1675 85; cf. Ir deoch an dorais drink of the door] * * * …   Universalium

  • doch-an-doris — noun see doch an dorris …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • 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

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