douce

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adjective \ ˈdüs \

Definition of douce

chiefly Scotland
:sober, sedate
  • the douce faces of the mourners
  • —L. J. A. Bell

doucely

adverb, chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology of douce

Middle English, sweet, pleasant, from Anglo-French, from feminine of duz, douz, from Latin dulcis sweet — more at dulcet


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