deoch

nf drink

Irish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • deoch-an-doruis — /dohh ən dorˈis/ noun A stirrup cup, a parting drink (also doch an doris, doch an dorach / əhh/ or deuch an doris) ORIGIN: Gaelic deoch drink, an the, and doruis, genitive of dorus door …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deoch Uisce — is a fast growing suburb of Galway City in the province of Connacht in County Galway, Ireland. There is now continuous urban development between Decoh Uisce and the city centre due to the growth of Galway City in recent years. Most of the open… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • deoch an doris — n. (also doch an dorris) Sc. & Ir. a drink taken at parting; a stirrup cup. Etymology: Gael. deoch an doruis drink at the door …   Useful english dictionary

  • deoch an doris — Scottish & Irish variant of doch an dorris …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deoch an doris — n a Gaelic phrase from Scotland which means a drink at the door, i.e. a drink given to a guest before leaving. * * * …   Universalium

  • deoch an doruis — n. (In Scotland and Ireland) a drink at the door , doch an dorris, stirrup cup, farewell drink, parting drink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

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