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doch–an–dorris

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noun doch–an–dor·ris \ˌdäḵ-ən-ˈdȯr-əs\

Definition of doch–an–dorris

Scottish & Irish

  1. :  a parting drink :  stirrup cup



Variants of doch–an–dorris

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doch–an–doris

Origin and Etymology of doch–an–dorris

Scottish Gaelic deoch an doruis & Irish deoch an dorais, literally, drink of the door


First Known Use: 1691


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