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tocher

[tokh-er] /ˈtɒx ər/
noun
1.
a dowry; marriage settlement given to the groom by the bride or her family.
verb (used with object)
2.
to provide with a dowry.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Scots Gaelic tochradh; compare MIr tochra payment made to the bride or bride's father by the groom
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tocher

/ˈtɒxər/
noun
1.
a dowry
verb
2.
(transitive) to give a dowry to
Word Origin
C15: from Scottish Gaelic tochradh
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