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Douw

[Dutch dou]
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noun
  1. Ger·rard [Dutch gey-rahrt] /Dutch ˈgeɪ rɑrt/. Dou, Gerard.

Dou

or Douw, Dow

[dou]
noun
  1. Ge·rard [gey-rahrt] /ˈgeɪ rɑrt/, 1613–75, Dutch painter: pupil of Rembrandt.
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Examples from the Web for douw

Historical Examples

  • Poor Ophelia could scarce have been sadder than we feel, Douw, at your going.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • I did not change my name, but continued to be Douw Mauverensen.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • "I have not said you were not right, Douw," she answered, with saddened slowness.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • You heard what I said, Douw, upon your belonging henceforth to this house--to me?

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • Were you going away, Douw, without coming to see me--to say good-by?

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic


British Dictionary definitions for douw

Dou

Dow or Douw

noun
  1. Gerard (ˈxeːrɑrt). 1613–75, Dutch portrait and genre painter
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