Definitions

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  • n. A dowry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dowry brought by a bride to her husband.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The dowry which a wife brings to her husband by marriage.
  • To give a tocher or dowry to.

Etymologies

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From Scots tocher, from Middle Irish tochar.

Examples

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  • In Scotland a good marriage broker

    Will find you a lass and will yoke her.

    If he's done his duty

    She may be no beauty

    But bring you a generous tocher.

    November 20, 2016

  • dowry

    December 9, 2010