dowsabel
noun Etymology: Dowsabel, feminine name Date: circa 1652 obsolete sweetheart

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dowsabel — noun ( s) Etymology: Dowsabel, feminine proper name obsolete : sweetheart …   Useful english dictionary

  • dowsabel — /dow seuh bel /, n. Obs. sweetheart. [1575 85; L Dulcibella woman s name. See DULCET, BELLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dowsabel — dow·sa·bel …   English syllables

  • Dou|sa|bel — «DOO suh buhl», noun. a common name for a rustic sweetheart in old pastoral poems. Also, Dowsabel. ╂[variant of Dulcibella, a proper name] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dow|sa|bel — «DOW suh behl», noun. = Dousabel. (Cf. ↑Dousabel) dow|sa|bel «DOW suh behl», noun. Obsolete. a sweetheart. ╂[< Dowsabel; see etym. under Dousabel (Cf. ↑Dousabel)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dow|sa|bel — «DOW suh behl», noun. = Dousabel. (Cf. ↑Dousabel) dow|sa|bel «DOW suh behl», noun. Obsolete. a sweetheart. ╂[< Dowsabel; see etym. under Dousabel (Cf. ↑Dousabel)] …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”