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Meanings of Doughty:

adjective

Brave and persistent.

Usage examples:

His doughty spirit kept him going

Meanings of Doughy:

adjective

(of food) having a thick, malleable consistency.

Usage examples:

Doughy white bread

Douglas

ˌdʌɡ.ləs ˈfɜːr

Meanings of Douglas:

proper noun

The capital of the isle of man; population 27,200 (est. 2009).

noun

A tall evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that grows in cold countries and has leaves that are like needles, often grown for its wood

Usage examples:

They removed douglas fir that eventually would have shaded out the young oaks., a douglas fir takes…

Doukhobor

ˈduːkəbɔː

Meanings of Doukhobor:

noun

A member of a christian sect originating in russia in the 18th century, many members of which migrated to canada in the late 19th century.

Dour

dʊər

Meanings of Dour:

adjective

Relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance.

Usage examples:

A hard, dour, humourless fanatic

Meanings of Dourer:

adjective

(of a person’s appearance or manner) very serious and sad, and likely to judge people severely

Usage examples:

A dour look

Dourest

dʊər

Meanings of Dourest:

adjective

(of a person’s appearance or manner) very serious and sad, and likely to judge people severely

Usage examples:

A dour look

Meanings of Dourine:

noun

A sexually transmitted disease of horses and other equids, caused by the protozoan trypanosoma equiperdum and characterized by genital discharge, skin lesions, and (in untreated chronic cases) eventual paralysis.

Dourly

ˈdʊə.li

Meanings of Dourly:

adverb

In a way that is unfriendly, unhappy, and very serious

Usage examples:

Simone said dourly that we were not to eat the croissants as there wouldn't be enough for the guest…

Dourness

ˈdʊə.nəs

Meanings of Dourness:

noun

The quality of being unfriendly, unhappy, and very serious, especially in appearance or manner

Usage examples:

Her dourness is broken by an impish smile., he displays neither dourness nor anger, but instead a g…

Douroucouli

ˌdʊərʊˈkuːli

Meanings of Douroucouli:

noun

A large-eyed chiefly nocturnal monkey found in south america.

Usage examples:

Douroucouli form pair bonds and live in family groups of the mated pair with their immature offspri…

Meanings of Douse:

verb

Pour a liquid over; drench.

Usage examples:

He doused the car with petrol and set it on fire

Doused

daʊs

Meanings of Doused:

verb

Pour a liquid over; drench.

Usage examples:

He doused the car with petrol and set it on fire

Meanings of Douser:

noun

A person who or thing which extinguishes fires.

Meanings of Douses:

verb

Pour a liquid over; drench.

Usage examples:

He doused the car with petrol and set it on fire

Dousing

daʊs

Meanings of Dousing:

verb

Pour a liquid over; drench.

Usage examples:

He doused the car with petrol and set it on fire

Dout

daʊt

Meanings of Dout:

verb

Extinguish (a fire or light).

Usage examples:

He sent her and peter back to dout the fire
noun

A cigarette end.

Usage examples:

He inserts the dout off-centre between his lips

Meanings of Douter:

noun

An implement used to extinguish a burning candle, either in the form of small hollow metal cone on the end of a handle, used to smother the flame, or (chiefly in plural) a device like a pair of tongs with a central pivot, whose broad, flat blades are made to pinch the wick.

Doux

ˌbɪl.eɪˈduː

Meanings of Doux:

noun

A love letter

Meanings of Douzaine:

noun

In the channel islands: an administrative body comprising twelve members and having responsibility for a parish.

Meanings of Douzainier:

noun

In the channel islands: a member of a douzaine; any of the twelve representatives of a parish.

Meanings of Douzeper:

noun

Usually with plural agreement. in medieval french romance: the twelve peers or most famed warriors of charlemagne's court. hence in french history: the twelve elite noblemen to whom the king of france granted a feudal territory or episcopal see on condition of homage and allegiance, regarded as analogous to charlemagne's peers. also in singular douzeper: any one of these peers or noblemen.

Meanings of Douzepers:

noun

Usually with plural agreement. in medieval french romance: the twelve peers or most famed warriors of charlemagne's court. hence in french history: the twelve elite noblemen to whom the king of france granted a feudal territory or episcopal see on condition of homage and allegiance, regarded as analogous to charlemagne's peers. also in singular douzeper: any one of these peers or noblemen.

Dove

dʌv

Meanings of Dove:

noun

A stocky bird with a small head, short legs, and a cooing voice, feeding on seeds or fruit. doves are generally smaller and more delicate than pigeons, but many kinds have been given both names.

Usage examples:

Nestling pigeons and doves grow rapidly because of the crop-milk.
verb

North american past of dive.

Meanings of Dovecot:

noun

A shelter with nest holes for domesticated pigeons.

Usage examples:

Town clerk graham gittins said chester city council had halved the city's pigeon flock by introduci…

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