Definition of doe
: the adult female of various mammals (such as a deer, rabbit, or kangaroo) of which the male is called buck
Recent Examples of doe from the Web
Last week’s White House announcement, and the current DOE organizational chart, suggest that Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will restore the undersecretary positions to their original specifications.
The sight of a doe and fawn grazing on the grass provides a photo opportunity.
The deputy reported finding two doe in the back seat and the buck in the trunk.
A squad with two does, something the Raptors proved during the 2016 Eastern Conference Finals.
What Monroe Sheriff’s Deputy Austin Hopp found after pulling the men over at mile marker 28 bayside on Little Torch Key around 1:30 a.m. Sunday were two doe in the back seat of a four-door Hyundai and a buck in the trunk, according to his report.
Tony Lopez, who rents out an apartment in Havana's trendy Vedado (vay-dah-doe) neighborhood, says the new policy is hurting Cuban entrepreneurs.
Instead, Alexander suggested his panel plans to use this year’s DOE spending levels—which had remained essentially flat compared with 2016—as a starting point for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins 1 October.
Trooper Rocky Deitz was called to the crash scene and discovered the impact of the collision had caused the doe to give birth.
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Origin and Etymology of doe
Middle English do, from Old English dā; akin to German dialect tē doe
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of DOE
1 Department of Energy
2 depends on experience
DOE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doe for English Language Learners
: a female animal (such as a deer, rabbit, or kangaroo)
DOE Defined for Kids
Definition of doe for Students
: the female of an animal (as a deer or kangaroo) the male of which is called buck
Medical Definition of DOE
dyspnea on exertion
Legal Definition of DOE
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