Informal. adobe.

Origin of dobe

aphetic form




Doberman pinscher.

Origin of Dobe

First recorded in 1945–50; by shortening Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dobe

Historical Examples of dobe

  • 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