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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.

TEUCH, n., v.2 [tjʌx]

I. n. A drink of liquor, draught, dram (Sc. 1808 Jam.).

II. v. To drink, tipple.Abd. 1910 J. Grant Legends of Mar 256:
We ha'e mair important matters to mind than to be sittin' teuchin' a' nicht in a tipplin' hoose.

[Variant of Deuch, n.1, Gael. deoch, a drink, Gael. d being unvoiced.]

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