Meaning of tocher

toch•er

Pronunciation: (tokh'ur), [key]
— Scot. and North Eng. Scot. and North Eng.
—n.
  1. a dowry; marriage settlement given to the groom by the bride or her family.
—v.t.
  1. to provide with a dowry.
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