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docht could be a grammatical form of: ocht »
EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
docht1, a. (gsm. ~, gsf. & comp. doichte, npl. ~a).Tight, close; stiff, rigid; strict, hard. Greim ~, tight grip. Snaidhm dhocht, tight knot. Rún ~, close secret. Gaoth dhocht, stiff wind. Obair dhocht, tough work. Riail dhocht, strict rule. Buille ~, severe blow. Fearsaid dhocht, rigid axle. Tairne ~, firmly-fixed nail. Ceangailte, dúnta, go ~, tightly bound, closed. Tá sé ~ faoi airgead, he is close-fisted about money. Tá na bróga seo ~ ar mo chosa, these shoes are pinching my feet. Is ~ an t-oibrí é, he is a hard, stubborn, worker. Ba dhocht a cheil sé é, he concealed it closely. Níor dhocht a dhaonnacht, his humanity was not restricted. Ná bíodh do chroí chomh ~ sin, don’t be so hard-hearted.
docht2, v.t. (vn. ~adh m, gs. & pp. ~a).Tighten, bind securely.
docht3 = tocht2.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ greama, tightness of grip.
~ gaoithe, stiffness of wind.
~ rialach, strictness of rule.
~ croí, hardness, meanness, of heart.
~ rúin, closeness of secret.
Tá ~ docht aige ar an airgead, he has the money tightly in his grasp; he keeps a tight hold of money.
Loicfidh siad ort mura dtuga tú go docht faoi do stiúir féin iad, they will let you down unless you bring them strictly under your own control.
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