dowsets

plural noun
dow·​sets | \ ˈdau̇sə̇ts \
variants: or doucets

Definition of dowsets

archaic
: the testes of a deer

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History and Etymology for dowsets

Middle English doucette (plural doucettes), a sweet dish, from Middle French doucette (feminine of doucet), from Old French doucete, feminine of doucet sweet, pleasant, from douz sweet, from Latin dulcis

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“Dowsets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dowsets. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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