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dowlas

[ dou-luhs ]

noun

  1. a coarse linen or cotton cloth.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dowlas1

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

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Example Sentences

Reluctantly acceding, I retired to my private apartment, and commenced operations in the soap and dowlas line.

You can swear that you didnt know her to be of finer weave than dowlas.

Dick Dowlas falls in love with Cicely Homespun, and marries her.

Mr. Dowlas was the negative spirit in the company, and was proud of his position.

They were glad to see how fond of her Miss Mac-Dowlas appeared to be.

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