dowlas

[ dou-luh s ]
/ ˈdaʊ ləs /
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noun

a coarse linen or cotton cloth.

Nearby words

  1. dowf,
  2. dowie,
  3. dowitcher,
  4. dowland,
  5. dowland, john,
  6. dowly,
  7. down,
  8. down and dirty,
  9. down and out,
  10. down card

Origin of dowlas

1485–95; after Daoulas in Brittany; replacing late Middle English douglas, popular substitution for dowlas

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