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Webster 1913 Edition


Doe

Doe

(dō)
,
Noun.
[AS.
dā
; cf. Dan.
daa
,
daa-
dyr, deer, and perh. L.
dama
. √66.]
(Zool.)
A female deer or antelope; specifically, the female of the fallow deer, of which the male is called a buck. Also applied to the female of other animals, as the rabbit. See the Note under
Buck
.

Doe

(doō)
,
Noun.
A feat.
[Obs.]
See
Do
,
Noun.
Hudibras.

Webster 1828 Edition


Doe

DOE

,
Noun.
Do. A she deer; the female of the fallow-deer. The male is called a buck.

DOE

,
Noun.
A feat. [Not used.]

Definition 2021


Doe

Doe

See also: doe, DOE, do'e, and

English

Proper noun

Doe (plural Does)

  1. A surname of English origin.

Usage notes

This is often used as a pseudonymous surname.

Related terms

Coordinate terms

  • (English-language pseudonymous surname): Roe

doe

doe

See also: Doe, DOE, do'e, and

English

Noun

doe (plural does)

  1. A female deer; also used of similar animals such as reindeer, antelope,(less commonly goat as nanny is also used).
  2. A female rabbit.
  3. A female hare.
  4. A female squirrel.
  5. A female kangaroo
Synonyms
  • (female deer): hind (female red deer)
  • (female kangaroo): blue flyer (female red kangaroo)
Translations

Etymology 2

Verb

doe

  1. Obsolete spelling of do
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821, II.17:
      As salutations, reverences, or conges, by which some doe often purchase the honour, (but wrongfully) to be humble, lowly, and courteous [].
    • 1620 Mayflower Compact
      [] a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God []

Etymology 3

Adverb

doe (not comparable)

  1. (African American Vernacular) though

Anagrams


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -u
  • IPA(key): /du/

Verb

doe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doen
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of doen
  3. imperative of doen

Anagrams


Limburgish

Etymology

From Old Dutch thū, from Proto-Germanic *þū. Related to English thou.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [duː˨]

Pronoun

doe

  1. (personal) thou, you (singular)

Inflection

Singular Dual Plural
nominative doe, se jee geer, g'r
genitive diener, diens öcher öcher
locative diches öches öches
vocative de! jee! jee!
dative dir öch öch
accusative¹ dich öch öch
  • Dative is nowadays obsolete, use accusative instead.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

doe

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of doar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of doar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of doar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of doar

Welsh

Alternative forms

Adverb

doe

  1. yesterday

West Frisian

Etymology

Related to Old English þā (then, at that time).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /du/, IPA(key): /duə/

Adverb

doe

  1. then, at that time (which is presumably in the past)
    Doe, saken wienen net lykas no. Then, things were not like now.