doss

verb
\ ˈdȯs How to pronounce doss (audio) , ˈdäs \
dossed; dossing; dosses

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

Synonyms & Antonyms for doss

Synonyms: Verb

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Verb

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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
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 Recent commitments such as the billion doses promised to poor countries after the G7, or Canada’s latest announcement of a 10 million doss donation, are steps in the right direction but continue to be insufficient. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 17 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of doss

Verb

circa 1785, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for doss

Verb

origin unknown

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“Doss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doss. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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