tocher

noun

toch·​er ˈtä-ḵər How to pronounce tocher (audio)
chiefly Scotland : dowry sense 1

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots) tochir, from Scottish Gaelic tochar

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tocher was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Tocher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tocher. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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