- the back of a book or folded document.
- Ecclesiastical Obsolete. dossal(def 1).
Origin of dorse
First recorded in 1515–25, dorse is from the Latin word dorsum back
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Historical Examples of dorse
Much of the light brown oil of commerce is obtained from Gadus callarius (the dorse).Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
I want to come north some time soon but I do not want to leve here looking for a job wher I would be in dorse all winter.