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dobe

[doh-bee] /ˈdoʊ bi/
noun
1.
Informal. adobe.
Origin of dobe
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Dobe

[dohb] /doʊb/
noun
1.
Doberman pinscher.
Origin
First recorded in 1945-50; by shortening
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  • A bullet chipped the 'dobe at Terry's side and he ducked as he leaped back.

    Bar-20 Days Clarence E. Mulford
  • The average Indian is of a lymphatic nature, excepting the dobe.

    A Yankee in the Far East George Hoyt Allen
  • Inezs share in the life of the dobe Walls began in this way.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • "And you don't have to cinch ole dobe extra tight," he advised.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Bartley settled himself in the saddle and touched dobe with the spurs.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • "Perhaps dobe left for home and the rest followed him," said Bartley.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • He snapped his fingers as he turned and hastened to dobe's stall.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • dobe seemed to be doing his best, yet he could not overtake the buckskin.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • From that night on, the dog never let dobe out of his sight.

    Partners of Chance

    Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • An' he's offered to rent that old 'dobe of mine just out of town.

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