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  1. (of champagne) very sweet.
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Origin of doux

1940–45; < French < Latin dulcis savory, sweet
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Examples from the Web for doux

Historical Examples

  • Doux enters into domestic consumption in quite remarkable ways.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

    Lafcadio Hearn

  • Doux is not more doux than toux and the other monosyllables of the same tone.

  • He said it should be "Noir comme le diable, chaud comme l'enfer, pur comme un ange, doux comme l'amour."

    All About Coffee

    William H. Ukers

  • Thinking of her, it is a difficult endeavour to be doux envers la mort, as Bossuet said after Henrietta Marias death.

  • His political drawings for the Figaro were republished in book form under the title of Doux Pays.