doss

verb
\ˈdȯs, ˈdäs\

Definition of doss 

(Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

chiefly British

: to sleep or bed down in a convenient place usually used with down

doss

noun

Definition of doss (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British

: a crude or makeshift bed

Examples of doss in a Sentence

Noun

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

First Known Use of doss

Verb

circa 1785, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1789, in the meaning defined above

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Verb

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doss

verb

English Language Learners Definition of doss

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

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