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Definition of the adjective dowf

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  1. Dull; flat; denoting a defect of spirit, animation, or courage; melancholy; gloomy; inactive; listless; lethargic; pithless; vapid; lacking force; frivolous.
  2. [context: of a sound] Dull; hollow.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for dowf

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses ...

DOWF, Dolp, a rfj. 1. Destitute of courage or animation, S. Douglas. 2. Melancholy ; gloomy, 8. Ramsay. 3. Lethargic. Douglas. 4. Hollow ; applied to sound, ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. A-Kut by John Jamieson

DOWF, Dolf,*. 1. Dull; flat; denoting a defect of spirit or animation, S. ; and also of courage, as this greatly depends on the state of the animal spirits. The suddane dreid so stonist our feris than, Than' blude congelit and al togiddir ran, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

dowf, dolf, *ddwff, a. A s. [Icel. daufr = deaf, dull. ] ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1907)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language, Practical and Comprehensive; Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words ... by Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

dowf, dolf, -*d6wff, a. & s. [Icel. daufr = deaf ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

dowf (douf ), a.

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

dowf, dull, dover, to slumber, daft, stupid, as also with Icel. dofi, torpor.] 1. Not perceiving Bounds; not receiving impressions from sonorous bodies through the ...

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Dowf Meaning

Video shows what dowf means. Dull, flat, denoting a defect of spirit, animation, or courage, melancholy, gloomy, inactive, listless, lethargic, pithless, vapid, ...

Scrabble value of D2O1W4F4

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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