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doch-an-dorrach

[dokh-uh n-dor-uhkh]
noun Scot., Irish.
  1. a stirrup cup.
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Also doch-an-dor·roch, doch-an-dor·ris [dokh-uh n-dor-is] /ˈdɒx ənˈdɒr ɪs/.

Origin of doch-an-dorrach

1675–85; compare Irish deoch an dorais drink of the door
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Historical Examples

  • Some thrust out their snuff-mulls for the parting pinch—others tendered the doch-an-dorrach, or parting cup.

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