Definition of Dowset
1. doucet [n -S] - See also: doucet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowset
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Literary usage of Dowset
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on the Manuscripts of the Family of Gawdy, Formerly of Norfolk by Walter Rye (1885)
"The worst is that one of them is Anthony's own man, William dowset. ... that the night Anthony and Bassingbourn lay together at Redgrave, dowset returned to ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"It is within all the rules of latent ambiguities; therefore I fancy, the Court in that case of dowset v. Sweet went upon the ground, that the evidence was ..."
3. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"A short, fat woman. This is marked as an old English word in the Ladies Dictionary, 1694. Bailey has dowset, a kind of apple. ..."
4. The New World of the South: The Romance of Australian History by William Henry Fitchett (1918)
"It was that moment that dowset, the fireman on Mr. Morgan's engine, came up and took possession of Ned Kelly's revolver. While Steele was struggling with ..."
5. Reminiscences of an adventurous and chequered career at home and at the by Alexander Tolmer (1882)
"... Captain dowset, had arrived, having been considerately chartered by his Excellency the Governor to bring us back to Port Adelaide, with any prisoners we ..."