Dor·​cas ˈdȯr-kəs How to pronounce Dorcas (audio)
: a Christian woman of New Testament times who made clothing for the poor

Word History


Greek Dorkas

First Known Use

1553, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Dorcas was in 1553

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“Dorcas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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