dos-à-dos

adverb
\ ¦dōzə¦dō or like do-si-do\

Definition of dos-à-dos

 (Entry 1 of 3)

archaic
: back to back passing dos-à-dos in a quadrille

dos-à-dos

noun
\ "\
plural dos-à-dos

Definition of dos-à-dos (Entry 2 of 3)

: a dogcart having four wheels and seats set back to back

dos-à-dos

adjective
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Definition of dos-à-dos (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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History and Etymology for dos-à-dos

Adverb

French

Noun

French, from dos-à-dos back to back

Adjective

French, literally, back to back

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