Definition of Dowts
1. dowt [n] - See also: dowt
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowts
Literary usage of Dowts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Mind as you dowts the candle safe, w'en yu be got into bed.' Dozen of bread, n. two half-quartern loaves, probably so-called because loaves used to be sold ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1850)
"... Cook —Л Nation's B.ill.ul- M.iken— Ogilby's Britannia — A Mess— Coffee—To endeavour Oneself— Countess of Pembroke's Letter — Peal of Belli—dowts of Holy ..."
3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... and guv it to him at a grand dinner at his hone house, and, as he werry propperly said, if any Gent here dowts my word, there's the werry picter! ..."