Definition of Dowsets

1. dowset [n] - See also: dowset



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowsets

dowral
dowress
dowresses
dowries
dowry
dowryless
dows
dowsabel
dowsabels
dowse
dowsed
dowser
dowsers
dowses
dowset
dowsets (current term)
dowsing
dowsing rod
dowsing rods
dowsings
dowst
dowsts
dowt
dowts
dowve
dowves
dox
dox-sl
doxacurium
doxacurium chloride

Literary usage of Dowsets

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"DOWN ALONG. Gone off to some distance. [Hund. of Berk.] DOWN ARG. vb. To contradict, to argue in an overbearing manner. [Hund. of Berk.] [S.] dowsets. sb. ..."

2. Beaumont & Fletcher by Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher (1890)
"I like a woman That handles the deer's dowsets with discretion, And pays us by proportion. ist Hunt. 'Tis no treason To think this good old lady has a stump ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"Forme of Cury, p. 14. yh DOUCET, (!) adj. (A.-N.) Sweet. (2) A custard. Fresh cheese and dowsets, curds, and clout- ed cream. Drayt., Eel., 9. ..."

4. The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan by Dodgson Hamilton Madden (1897)
"... May the stag thou hunt'st stand long, And thy dogs be swift and strong, May they kill him without lets, And the ladies eat his dowsets.—iii. 5. 154. ..."

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