Where does the term doch-an-doris come from and What does doch-an-doris mean?

Any Scot can tell you that the term doch-an-doris has the same meaning as “stirrup cup,” and is literally “a drink at the door,” that is, a parting drink.

Sometimes it is written doch-an-dorach, but in any case it represents the Gaelic deoch, “drink,” an “the,” and doruis, “door.”

where does the term doch an doris come from and what does doch an doris mean
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