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(mainly US, slang) to get dooced, to be dismissed from one's employment because of what one has written on a website or blog
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C21: after the web address of the first person to experience this
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  • I say, they're dooced sparin' with their liqueur, ain't they?

    The Second Mrs. Tanqueray Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
  • dooced awkward, don't you know, Miss Harris asking questions.

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • I'll drop line to Uncle Fitz too—dooced shame of the ol' feller to chuck me over in this manner.

    The Second Mrs. Tanqueray Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
  • Of course, we're all dooced sorry to lose the Colonel; fine old chap, and a good hand at piquet.

    Archibald Malmaison Julian Hawthorne
  • I've always been a dooced deal more artful than you, Harry, over my little amours.

    The Gay Lord Quex Arthur W. Pinero
  • "dooced thoughtless," murmured Bones under his breath, but audible.

  • I feel I've been dooced serious, quite out of keeping with myself; pray overlook it.

    The Second Mrs. Tanqueray Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

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