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doss

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verb \ˈdȯs, ˈdäs\

Definition of doss

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sleep or bed down in a convenient place —usually used with down

Origin and Etymology of doss

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1785


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doss

noun

Definition of doss

chiefly British

  1. :  a crude or makeshift bed

Examples of doss in a sentence

  1. <the living room couch was my doss for the weekend I spent at my friend's Lake District cottage>

Circa 1789

First Known Use of doss

circa 1789


DOSS Defined for English Language Learners

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doss

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verb \ˈdȯs, ˈdäs\

Definition of doss for English Language Learners

  • : to sleep in a usually uncomfortable place that does not have a bed


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