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A final drink taken before parting.‘Just a wee deoch an doris, just a wee drop, that's all.’
beverage, drinkable liquid, potable liquid, liquid refreshment, thirst quencher
- ‘Perhaps I should add that Deoch an Doris is Gaelic meaning "a drink at the door".’
Late 17th century from Scottish Gaelic deoch an doruis ‘drink at the door’.
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