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. 2014.

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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 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

  • Culture de l'Écosse — Statue du poète Robert Burns à Dumfries. La culture de l Écosse forme une synthèse des différentes cultures, celtes, pictes et anglaises principalement, ayant baigné le pays. Les reliefs naturels, délimitant géographiquement les Highlands,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Culture ecossaise — Culture de l Écosse Statue du poète Robert Burns à Dumfries. La culture de l Écosse forme une synthèse des différentes cultures, celtes, pictes et anglaises principalement, ayant baigné le pays. Les reliefs naturels, délimitant géographiquement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

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

  • stirrup cup — n. (In Scotland and Ireland) deoch an doruis, doch an dorris, farewell drink, parting drink; cup in which such drink is served …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doch-an-dor|ris — «dokh uhn DOR ihs», noun. a farewell drink; stirrup cup. ╂[< Scottish Gaelic deoch an doruis drink at the door] …   Useful english dictionary

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