noun, plural Del·a·wares, (especially collectively) Del·a·ware for 5.
- a red vinifera grape grown for table use that yields a white wine.
- the vine bearing this fruit.
Examples from the Web for dover
Contemporary Examples of dover
A Stars Stripes article included a photo of the soldiers arriving at the port mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.How the Dead Come Home From Afghanistan
May 9, 2014
He testified in the Dover trial in 2005, and was instrumental in keeping “Intelligent Design” out of the local schools there.Meet the Prizewinning Catholic Biologist Creationists Can’t Stand
Karl W. Giberson
April 6, 2014
The money is intended to assist with travel to meet the body at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware and to cover funeral expenses.Death Benefit Scandal Is the Government Shutdown’s Ultimate Insult
October 10, 2013
The first day he greeted military caskets at Dover Air Force Base.How Obama Handles Crisis
May 20, 2013
On Monday, her remains were flown in to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.Anne Smedinghoff, the Hero Diplomat We Lost in Afghanistan
April 9, 2013
Historical Examples of dover
He said he should make it up in the waggon on the way to Dover.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
The next morning we were in the straits of Dover; the wind light, but fair.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
I cannot say more now; but will you remain at Dover a few days longer?Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
I particularly detest Dover for the self-complacency with which it goes to bed.The Uncommercial Traveller
Do you know who sent your Cleo those bank-notes she had at Dover?Cleo The Magnificent
port in Kent, Old English Dofras (c.700), from Latin Dubris (4c.), from British Celtic *Dubras "the waters." Named for the stream that flows nearby.
U.S. state, river, Indian tribe, named for the bay, which was named for Baron (commonly "Lord") De la Warr (Thomas West, 1577-1618), first English colonial governor of Virginia. The family name is attested from 1201, from Delaware in Brasted, Kent, probably ultimately from de la werre "of the war" (a warrior), from Old French werre/guerre "war."