Definition of Dowsabel
1. a sweetheart [n -S] - See also: sweetheart
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Literary usage of Dowsabel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1853)
"In the Lancashire Visitation of 1567, Thomas Nowell, then living at Bead, the grandson of John Nowell and dowsabel Hesketh, entered on record this marriage ..."
2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1853)
"1549, dowsabel Hesketh is stated to be the mother of the daughters only ; and Elizabeth, daughter of Kay of Rochdale Parish is stated to be the mother of ..."
3. A Sentimental Library: Comprising Books Formerly Owned by Famous Writers by Harry Bache Smith (1914)
"Another page is devoted to a transcript of the ballad of "dowsabel," consisting of ... In a brief courtship, dowsabel is impressed by the arguments of the ..."