adjective Scot. and North England.
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Origin of douce
OTHER WORDS FROM doucedouce·ly, adverbdouce·ness, noun
Words nearby douce
Example sentences from the Web for douce
At first, a love-song was the favourite sort, with a refrain of douce amie, and so on.Medieval English Literature|William Paton Ker
In a giggling peal young goldbronze voices blended, Douce with Kennedy your other eye.Ulysses|James Joyce
There was plenty light to see it lying there, douce and peaceable as a stone should.English Fairy Tales|Flora Annie Steel
Douce was good-natured enough, and Grace was probably good-looking.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
It is fully described in Douce's "Illustrations of Shakespeare," i, 492.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe