Meaning of deoch an doris in English:

deoch an doris

(also doch an dorris)

Pronunciation /ˌdɒx (ə)n ˈdɒrɪs/ /dɒk/

noun

Scottish, Irish
  • A final drink taken before parting.

    ‘Just a wee deoch an doris, just a wee drop, that's all.’
    • ‘Perhaps I should add that Deoch an Doris is Gaelic meaning "a drink at the door".’
    beverage, drinkable liquid, potable liquid, liquid refreshment, thirst quencher

Origin

Late 17th century from Scottish Gaelic deoch an doruis ‘drink at the door’.