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

Definition of dowsets

: 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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