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dolor

[doh-ler] /ˈdoʊ lər/
noun
1.
sorrow; grief.
Also, especially British, dolour.
Origin of dolor
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English dolour (< Anglo-French) < Latin dolor, equivalent to dol(ēre) to feel pain + -or -or1
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  • Yes, I am a prince, and my name is dolor; will you tell me yours, madam?

    The Little Lame Prince Dinah Maria Mulock
  • What they found when they came to Virginia was dolor enough.

  • It frightens me so,' pleaded Margarita, for she saw the dolor coming.

  • And Prince dolor blushed when he had said it, and hoped nobody had heard him.

    The Little Lame Prince Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
  • The finest of these is dolor Hugo: ogof, the old Cornish word for "cave."

    The Cornish Coast (South) Charles G. Harper
  • And so my dolor findes some ease, through flames of fansies fires.

    The Palace of Pleasure William Painter
  • The King desired that the Prince should keep the name given him by the little old woman in grey and so he was known as dolor.

    The Little Lame Prince Dinah Maria Mulock
  • Prince dolor had every luxury that even a Prince could need, and the one thing wanting—love, never having known, he did not miss.

    The Little Lame Prince Dinah Maria Mulock
  • Prince dolor examined it curiously; spread it out on the floor, then arranged it on his shoulders.

    The Little Lame Prince Dinah Maria Mulock
  • Prince dolor had never felt such delicious sensation before.

    The Little Lame Prince Dinah Maria Mulock
dolor in Medicine

dolor do·lor (dō'lər)
n.

  1. Pain.

  2. Sorrow; grief.


do'lo·rif'ic adj.
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