verb \ˈds, ˈdäs\

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

Full Definition of DOSS

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  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



Definition of DOSS

chiefly British
:  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>

First Known Use of DOSS

circa 1789

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