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doss

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verb \ˈdȯs, ˈdäs\

Simple Definition of doss

  • : to sleep in a usually uncomfortable place that does not have a bed

Full Definition of doss

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sleep or bed down in a convenient place —usually used with down

Origin of doss

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1785

Rhymes with doss


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doss

noun

Definition of doss

chiefly British

  1. :  a crude or makeshift bed



Examples of doss

  1. <the living room couch was my doss for the weekend I spent at my friend's Lake District cottage>



Circa 1789

First Known Use of doss

circa 1789


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