Examples from the Web for douai
In 1809, while on the way to Douai, he was quartered for one night with M. Balthazar Claes.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
After a short stay he left Douai in 1631 and returned to Oxford.
We continued our march in the direction of Douai, reaching Planque on the 21st and stopping there for three days.
At a short distance from Douai, there stood a castle on the bank of a river near a bridge.Points of Humour, Part II (of II)|Anonymous
Antony Legrand, from Douai, attempted to introduce it into Oxford, but failed.
British Dictionary definitions for douai
Word Origin and History for douai
or Douay, name of town in northern France, used elliptically in reference to the English translation of the Bible begun there late 16c., sanctioned by Roman Catholic Church. [Also called Rheims-Douai translation because it was published in Rheims in 1582]. It uses more Latinate words than the KJV.