dos-à-dos

1 of 3

adverb

¦dōzə¦dō or like do-si-do
archaic
: back to back
passing dos-à-dos in a quadrille

dos-à-dos

2 of 3

noun

"
plural dos-à-dos
: a dogcart having four wheels and seats set back to back

dos-à-dos

3 of 3

adjective

"
of two books
: bound back to back with one common board between and the fore edge of one next to the backbone of the other
a psalter and a New Testament in a dos-à-dos style

Word History

Etymology

Adverb

French

Noun

French, from dos-à-dos back to back

Adjective

French, literally, back to back

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“Dos-à-dos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dos-%C3%A0-dos. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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