a unit for measuring the intensity of pain.
Origin of dol
1945–50; < Latin dol(or) pain
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Historical Examples of dol
Dol Kenor will correlate power and electricity to and with the fields.
When one first comes to Dol in Brittany he is in a quandary.
There is also an old tower dating from 1016, built by Gingoneus, a bishop of Dol.
The towns of Dol and Rennes are next passed, and Dinan is besieged.
Then comes a humble voice from the dark: Gif me dol an half.
British Dictionary definitions for dol
a unit of pain intensity, as measured by dolorimetry
Word Origin for dol
C20: by shortening, from Latin dolor pain
plural dols dollar
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Word Origin and History for dol
unit of intensity of pain, 1947, from Latin dolor "pain."
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A unit for the measurement of the intensity of pain.
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