Definition of tocher in English:
nounScottish & Northern English archaic
- Her tocher was a mere thirty chalders of victual from the Oliphant estates.
- Stewart's impressive rise to political prominence began soon after his marriage to Lady Katherine, a match which brought 20,000 merks scots in tocher.
- The marriage took place at Woodstock on 5 September 1186; Henry II paid for the four days of festivities and returned Edinburgh Castle as part of the bride's tocher.
Late 15th century: from Irish tochra, Scottish Gaelic tochradh.
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