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

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Synonyms: Noun

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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

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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The first known use of doss was circa 1785

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“Doss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doss. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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doss

verb
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English Language Learners Definition of doss

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

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