doughty

  • 1Doughty — is a surname, and may refer to: Al Doughty (born 1966), musician and bassist Andrew Doughty (born 1916), leading anesthetist Anthony Doughty (20th century), British musician Arthur Doughty (1860 1936), Canadian civil servant C.N. Doughty (1867… …

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  • 2Doughty — ist der Name folgender Personen: Charles Montagu Doughty (1843–1926), englischer Schriftsteller und Forschungsreisender Drew Doughty (* 1989), kanadischer Eishockeyverteidiger John Doughty (1754–1826), US amerikanischer General Mike Doughty (*… …

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  • 3Doughty — Dough ty (dou t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Doughtier} (dou t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Doughtiest}.] [OE. duhti, dohti, douhti, brave, valiant, fit, useful, AS. dyhtig; akin to G. t[ u]chtig, Dan. dygtig, Sw. dygdig virtuous, and fr. AS. dugan to avail, be of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Doughty —   [ daʊtɪ], Thomas, amerikanischer Maler, * Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) 19. 7. 1793, ✝ New York 22. 7. 1856; Autodidakt. Seine schlichten, idyllischen Landschaftsbilder zeichnen sich durch weiches Kolorit aus. Doughty war Mitbegründer der Hudson… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 5Doughty — (spr. dautĭ), Charles Montagu, engl. Arabienreisender, geb. 19. Aug. 1843 in Theberton Hall (Suffolk), studierte in Cambridge Naturwissenschaften und bereiste 2 Jahre lang Mittel und Nordarabien. Er schrieb: »Travels in Arabia deserta« (Cambridge …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6Doughty — (spr. dautĭ), Charles Montagu, Forschungsreisender, geb. 19. Aug. 1843 in Theberton Hall (Suffolk), entdeckte auf seiner zweijährigen Reise in Mittel und Nordarabien viele Inschriften und Denkmäler; schrieb: »Travels in Arabia deserta« (1888) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7doughty — index heroic, indomitable, spartan, undaunted Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8doughty — (adj.) O.E. dohtig competent, good, valiant, from dyhtig strong, related to dugan to be fit, be able, be strong, and influenced by its p.p., dohte. All from P.Gmc. *duhtiz (Cf. M.H.G. tühtec, Ger. tüchtig, M.Du. duchtich), from PIE *dheugh to be… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9doughty — *brave, courageous, unafraid, fearless, intrepid, valiant, valorous, dauntless, undaunted, bold, audacious Analogous words: venturesome, *adventurous, daring …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10doughty — ► ADJECTIVE (doughtier, doughtiest) archaic or humorous ▪ brave and resolute. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11Doughty — [dout′ē] C(harles) M(ontagu) 1843 1926; Eng. travel writer & poet …

    English World dictionary

  • 12doughty — [dout′ē] adj. doughtier, doughtiest [ME < OE dohtig, altered < dyhtig (after dohte, pt. of dugan, to avail), akin to Ger tüchtig, fit, good, excellent < IE base * dheugh , to press, give abundantly] Now Rare valiant; brave doughtily adv …

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  • 13Doughty — This interesting surname of English origin is a nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, deriving from the Middle English doughty , Olde English pre 7th Century dohtig dyhtig meaning valiant or strong . The surname… …

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  • 14doughty — [[t]da͟ʊti[/t]] ADJ GRADED: ADJ n (approval) If you describe someone as a doughty fighter, you mean they are brave, determined, and not easily defeated. [OLD FASHIONED] His doughty campaigns for the underprivileged have earned him national… …

    English dictionary

  • 15doughty — UK [ˈdaʊtɪ] / US adjective Word forms doughty : adjective doughty comparative doughtier superlative doughtiest mainly journalism determined and not easily frightened …

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  • 16doughty — adjective (doughtier; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dohtig; akin to Old High German toug is useful, Greek teuchein to make Date: before 12th century marked by fearless resolution ; valiant < a doughty warrior > • …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17doughty — [11] Doughty originally had the rather general sense ‘worthy, virtuous’ – ‘brave’ is a secondary specialization. It comes from late Old English dohtig, an unexplained variant of an earlier Old English dyhtig, which appears to have derived&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18doughty — adjective (only before noun) literary brave and determined: a doughty fighter …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19doughty — [11] Doughty originally had the rather general sense ‘worthy, virtuous’ – ‘brave’ is a secondary specialization. It comes from late Old English dohtig, an unexplained variant of an earlier Old English dyhtig, which appears to have derived&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 20Doughty — biographical name Charles Montagu 1843 1926 English poet & traveler …

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