Definition of Dowps
1. dowp [n] - See also: dowp
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowps
Literary usage of Dowps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"... the appearance in June of an English fleet of men-of-war in the dowps, the intention of Louis to bring the fleet then employed off Algiers up the ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1826)
"... -dowps. The hail countenance is sickly and cadaverous ; and, if I'm no mista'en, his breath has a bad smell ; for malice haï aye a weak digestion, ..."