Definition of spoocher in English:

spoocher

(also spuid-sear, sputcher, spootcher)

noun

Irish English, Manx English, Scottish
rare
  • A wooden ladle or scoop, typically with a long handle; especially one used for bailing water from a boat.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Accounts of the Exchequer of the King's Remembrancer. From Old French (Northern) espuchoir (13th cent. in an isolated attestation; compare Middle French (Normandy) espuchoir), variant of Old French espuisoir, espusoir vessel used to draw water, especially in firefighting from Anglo-Norman espoucher, espucher, espuchier, espucier, Anglo-Norman and Middle French espuiser, Old French, Middle French espuisier (French épuiser) to draw (water), to drain (first half of the 12th cent.; apparently from es- + puiser, puisier to draw (water)) + -oir.

Pronunciation

spoocher

/ˈspuːtʃə/