dowsabel

dowsabel
/dow"seuh bel'/, n. Obs.
sweetheart.
[1575-85; L Dulcibella woman's name. See DULCET, BELLE]

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  • dowsabel — noun Etymology: Dowsabel, feminine name Date: circa 1652 obsolete sweetheart …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • 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

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