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douce

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adjective \ˈdüs\

Definition of douce

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  sober, sedate <the douce faces of the mourners — L. J. A. Bell>

doucely adverb, chiefly Scottish


Origin of douce

Middle English, sweet, pleasant, from Anglo-French, from feminine of duz, douz, from Latin dulcis sweet — more at dulcet


First Known Use: 1721


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