Origin of dowsabel
≪ Latin Dulcibella
woman's name. See dulcet
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for dowsabel
Historical Examples of dowsabel
It is no such heavy charge I would lay upon thee, yet it is one that thy aunt Dowsabel would fear to undertake.
Mistress Dowsabel wept feebly for a short while, and seemed disposed to start and tremble at every sound.
"I am glad to leave thee with thy aunt Dowsabel, child," said Lady Humbert before she left.
British Dictionary definitions for dowsabel
Word Origin for dowsabel
C16: from Latin Dulcibella feminine given name, from dulcis sweet + bellus beautiful
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012