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Scots dossie sprucely dressed person, from doss neat (from doss to dress, from Dutch dossen, from dos clothes, from Middle Dutch, perhaps from Old French dos back, from Latin dorsum) + -ie
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“Dossy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dossy. Accessed 28 May. 2020.
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