dolour
dolor do"lor, n. [OE. dolor, dolur, dolour, F. douleur, L. dolor, fr. dolere. See 1st {Dole}.] Pain; grief; distress; anguish. [Written also {dolour}.] [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

Of death and dolor telling sad tidings. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • dolour — [dō′lər] n. Brit. sp. of DOLOR * * * do·lour (dōʹlər) n. Chiefly British Variant of dolor. * * * …   Universalium

  • dolour — (Brit.) dol·our || dÉ’lÉ™ n. sorrow, sadness (also dolor) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dolour — (US dolor) ► NOUN literary ▪ a state of great sorrow or distress. ORIGIN Latin dolor pain, grief …   English terms dictionary

  • dolour — [dō′lər] n. Brit. sp. of DOLOR …   English World dictionary

  • dolour — /ˈdɒlə / (say doluh), /ˈdoʊlə / (say dohluh) noun sorrow or grief. Also, dolor. {Middle English doloure, from Old French dolour, from Latin dolor pain, grief} Usage: For spelling variation see our …   Australian English dictionary

  • dolour — chiefly British variant of dolor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dolour — noun /ˈdɒlə/ A painful grief or suffering. , 1605, But for all this thou shalt have as many dolours for thy daughters as thou canst tell in a year. William Shakespeare, King Lear II.ii …   Wiktionary

  • dolour — dol|our BrE dolor AmE [ˈdɔlə US ˈdoulər] n [U] literary [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin dolor] great sadness …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dolour — see INDOLENT …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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