Definition of Dossers

1. Noun. (plural of dosser) ¹



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Definition of Dossers

1. dosser [n] - See also: dosser

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dossers

dosings
dosology
doss
doss-house
doss about
doss around
doss down
dossal
dossals
dossed
dossel
dossels
dosser
dosseret
dosserets
dossers (current term)
dosses
dosshouse
dosshouses
dossier
dossiers
dossil
dossils
dossing
dost
dosulepin
dot
dot-bomb
dot-com
dot-commer

Literary usage of Dossers

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"The milkmaids' cuts shall turn the wenches off, Aud lay their dossers ... dossers, ». A motion of the head in children, caused by affections of the brain. ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"The term dossers is sometimes found; it is an old English, term signifying ... dossers. Sable, two dossers suspended by an annulet argent; on a chief gules ..."

3. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"dossers. Panniers, or something of that kind. Dossier, Fr., from dos, a back. ... Chaucer has the word, and makes a difference between dossers and panniers ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"The milkmaids'cuts shall turn the wenches off, And lay their dossers tumbling in the dust. See CUT. Merry Dec. of Шт., O. PI., v, 265. ..."

5. The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont, George Colman, Peter Whalley (1811)
"... but French growth, 1 imagine we should write as the French do, thus: The buying one myself. 36 To hire a ripper't mute, und buy пего dossers, ..."

6. Around Tonkin and Siam by prince d' Henri Philippe Marie Orléans, Henri d' Orléans (1894)
"They carry their burdens in dossers made of plaited bamboos, and slung over ... The Kas, who also use dossers, take the nape of the neck as their lever by ..."

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