Origin of douce
OTHER WORDS FROM doucedoucely, adverbdouceness, noun
Words nearby douce
How to use douce in a sentence
Mr. Douce thinks the custom of choosing valentines was a survival from the Roman feast of the Lupercalia.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
"You must have spent a douce of a lot of money here," he said, after staring at the columns and gallery for some time.The Forsyte Saga, Volume I.|John Galsworthy
Je contemplais le canton que je dominais, plong dans une douce rverie.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
He was so completely absorbed that he had only once stopped to call Douce and ask after Déruchette.
I used to say to Douce, dress me quickly, lest I should be late at the service; and I hastened to the church.