Dowcet
Dowcet \Dow"cet\, n. [See {Doucet}.] One of the testicles of a hart or stag. [Spelt also {doucet}.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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  • dowcet — dowcet(e obs. forms of doucet, dulcet …   Useful english dictionary

  • dowcet — noun one of the testicles of a stag …   Wiktionary

  • Dowcet — sweetish …   Medieval glossary

  • doucet — Dowcet Dow cet, n. [See {Doucet}.] One of the testicles of a hart or stag. [Spelt also {doucet}.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dowcete — dowcet(e obs. forms of doucet, dulcet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Doucet — Dou cet, Dowset Dow set, n. [F. doucet sweet, dim. of doux. See {Douce}.] 1. A custard. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A dowcet, or deep s testicle. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dowset — Doucet Dou cet, Dowset Dow set, n. [F. doucet sweet, dim. of doux. See {Douce}.] 1. A custard. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A dowcet, or deep s testicle. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dorset — Recorded in several forms including Dowsett, Dossett, Dosset, and Dossit, and dialectals Dorset and Dorsett, this is an English surname. It has two likely origins. The first is a nickname from the post 1066 Norman French word doucet , a… …   Surnames reference

  • Dorsett — Recorded in several forms including Dowsett, Dossett, Dosset, Dossit, Dorset and Dorsett, this is an English surname. It has two likely origins. The first is a nickname from the post 1066 Norman French word doucet , a diminutive of the Old French …   Surnames reference

  • Dossett — Recorded in several forms including Dowsett, and the more unusual Dossett, Dosset, and Dossit, this is an English surname. It is one of that interesting group of early European surnames that were gradually created from the habitual use of… …   Surnames reference

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