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noun toch·er \ˈtä-ḵər\

Definition of tocher

chiefly Scottish

  1. 1 :  dowry 2

  2. 2 :  dowry 3



Origin of tocher

Middle English (Scots) tochir, from Scottish Gaelic tochar


First Known Use: 15th century


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