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DO'CHOLE. n. 5. [dag and bole.) A vile
DO'GGEDNESS. 3. S.
Do'agisH. adj. [from dog.] Churlish;
Daria has a statue at the entrance of the doge's Reverse your ornaments, and hang them all
Pope. Do’crisi. 1.s. (from dog and fish.) An- DoʻGKENNEL. 7. s. [dog and kennel.] A other name for a shark.
little hut or house for dogs. It is part of the jáw of a shark, or deg fish. A certain nobleman, beginning with a doga
Woodward. kennel, never lived to finish the palace he had cone Do'cFLY. 1. s. dag and fy.) A voracious
Dryden. biting fly.
I am desired to recommend a dogkennel to any that shall want a pack.
insect that harbours on dogs.
1. Established principle; doctrinal notion Thou makest gods fight thus? Chapman's Iliad. DOʻGGED. adj. (from dog.] Sullen; sour;
Our poet was a stoick philosopher, and all his
moral sentences are drawn froin the dog mas of morose ; ill-humoured ; gloomy:
Drydena Your uncle must not know but you are dead : 1'1 fill these dogged spies with false reports,
2. [In canon law.] Dogma is that deter
mination which consists in, and has a Sbakspeare's King Jobr. Dogged York, that reaches at the moon,
relation to, some casuistical point of Whose over-weening arm I have
doctrine, or some doctrinal part of the By false accuse doth level at my lífe.
christian faith. Ayliffe's Parergon. Few miles on horseback had they jogged,
DOGMATICAL. adj. [from dogma.] AuBut fortune urto them turn'd dogged. Hudibras. DOGMA'TICK. thoritative; magisteDo'ggedly. adv. (from dogged.] Sul. Jenly; gloomily; sourly; morosely.
rial; positive; in the manner of a philo.
sopher laying down the first principles (from dogged.] of a sect. Gloom of mind; sullenness; morose The dim and bounded intellect of man seldom
prosperously adventures to be dogmatical about Do’GGER. n. s. [from dog, for its mean
things that approach to infinite, whether in vastness. Skinner.] A small ship with one
ness or littleness.
I laid by my natural diffidence and scepticism Do'cGEREL. adj. [from dog.) Loosed
for a while, to take up that dogmatical way
which is so much his character.
'Dryden. from the measures or rules of regular Learning gives us a discovery of our ignorance, poetry; vile; despicable; mean : used
and keeps us from being peremptory and dogma
tical in our determinations. Collier on Bride. Then basten Og and Doeg to rehearse,
Criticks write in a positive dogmatick way, Two fools that crutch their feeble sense on verse;
without either language, genius, or imagination. Who by my muse to all succeeding times
Spectator. Shall live, in spite of their own dogg'rel rhymes.
One of these authors is indeed so grave, senDryden.
tentious, dogmatical a rogue, chat there is no enduring him.
Swift. And in his sphère may judge all dog ret rhyme. Dogma TICALLY. adv. [from dogmatic It is a dispute among the criticks, whether
Dryden. cal.] Magisterially; positively. borlesque poetry runs best in heroick verse, like
I shall not presume to interpose dogmatically that of the Dispensary; or in doggrel, like that
in a controversy, which I look never to see dea cided.
South. Addison's Spectator. DOGMA'TICALNESS. n. s. [from dogmati
cal.] The quality of being dogmatical ; The hand and head were never lost of those
magisterialness; mock authority.
Do'GMATIST. 1. s. [dogmatiste, Fr.] A Dryden's Juvenal.
magisterial teacher ; a positive asserter ; Will pass for yours with foes and friends. Swift.
a bold advancer of principles.
I could describe the vanity of bold opinion, which the dogmatists themselves demonstrate in all the controversies they are engaged in.
Glanville. A dogmatist in religion is not a great way off from a bigot, and is in high danger of growing up to be a bloody persecutur.
Do GGEREL. n. s. Mean, despicable,
Who deale in dogg’rel, or who pin'd in prose.
Cruel ; pitiless.; malicious.
To foreign casualties, gave her dear rights To his doghearted daughters.
are purchasd ev'ry where, With lands and gardens, at less price than here You bie a darksome dogbole by the year.
To assert positively; to advance with
These, with the pride of dogmatizing schools,
An asserter; a magisterial teacher ; a bold advancer of opinions.
Such opinions, being not entered into the cone
TO DOL. v. a, (from the noun.] TO
fessions of our church, are not properly charge. man to wade -far into the doings of the Most able either on papists or protestants, but on par. High.
Hooter. ticular dogmatizers of both parties. Hammond.
5. Stir ; bustle; tumult.“ DO'GROSE. n. s. [dog and rose.] The Shall chere be then, in the mean while, no flower of the hip.
Hosker. Of the rough or hairy cxcrescence, those on the 6. Festivity ; merriment: as, jolly doings. briar, or, dog rose, are a good instance. Derham. 7. This word is now only used in a ludia DoʻGSLEFP. n. s. [dog and sleep.] Pre ci crous sense, or in low mean language. tended sleep.
After such miraculous doings, we are not yet Juvenal indeed mentions a drowsy husband,
in a condition of bringing France to our ferms.
Stoift. who raised an estate by snoring; but then he is represented to have slept what the common DOIT. n. s. [duyt, Dutch ;, doyght, Erse.] people call dogsleep.
Addison. A small piece of money.
lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead
. to feed dogs.
In Anna's wars a soldier, poor and old,
Had dearly earn'd a little purse of gold;
He slept, poor dog! and lost it to a doit. Pope.
1. The act of distribution or dealing. All shun the raging dogstar's sultry heat,
It was your presurmise,
That in the dále of blows your son might drop.
The personal fruition in any man cannot reach
Miller. or a power of dole and donative of them, or a DoʻGTROT. n. s. [dog and trot.) A gentle
fame of them, but no solid use to the owner.
Bacono, trot like that of a dog.
At her general dole,
Each receives his ancient soul.
Now, my masters, happy man be his dole, say
1; every man to his business. Sbakspeare.
Hudibros. DoʻGWOOD. n. s. A species of cornelian 3. Provisions or money distributed in cherry.
charity. Dor'ly. n. s. A species of woollen stuff, They had such firm dependence on the day,
so called, I suppose, from the name of That need grew pamperd, and forgot to pray; the first maker.
So sure the dole, so ready at their call, We should be as weary of one set of acquaint
They stood prepard to see the manna fall, ance, though never so good, as we are of one suit,
Dryden. though never so fine: a fool, and a doily stuff,
Clients of old were feasted; now a poor would now and then find days of grace, and be
Divided dole is dealt at th' outward door, worn for variety. Congreve's Way of the World.
by the hungry rout is soon dispatch'd. : Do'Ings. n. s. [from To do. This word
4. Blows dealt out. has hardly any singular.]
What if his eye-sight, for to Israel's God
He now be dealing dole among his foes,
And buz lamented doings in the air ! Sbaksp.. 5. [from dolor.] Grief ; sorrow; misery. 2. Feats; actions: good or bad.
Obsolete. The next degree was to mark all Zelmane's
Yonder they lie; the poor old man, their fa: doings, speeches, and fashions, and to take them unto herself, as a pattern of worthy proceeding.
ther, making such pitiful dole over them, that all
beholders take his part with evecping. Sbaksf.
Sidney. Our sometime síster, now our queen,
Have we, as 'twere, with a defeated joy,
With mirth in funeral, and with dirge in mar. "Tis but the fate of place, and the rough brake
riage, That virtue must go through.
In equal scale weighing delight and dole,
Sbakspeare. Taken to wife.
They might hope to change
Torment with ease, and soonest recompense,
Milton's Paradise Lost. 3: Behaviour; conduct.
Never the earth on his round shoulders bare A maid train'd up from high or low degree,
deal; to distribute.
Dict. That in her doings better could compare
Dole.n. s. Void space left in tillage. Dict. Mirth with respect, few words with curtesy. DoʻlEFUL. adj. (dole and full.]
Sidney. '1. Sorrowful; dismal; expressing grief i 4. Conduct; dispensation.
querulous. Dangerous it were for the feeble brzins of
She earnestly entreated to know the cause
Dele with delight.
The delerome passage to th' infernal sky. Pope. which obstructed the nerves, and giving the
This, by the softness and rarity of the fluid, is
We are taught, by his example, that the pre- DOME. 11. s. [dome, French, from domus,
thereof, that either shte' might comfort or ac You take me in too dolorous a senise : -
With screwed face, and deleful whine, they O'er many a frozen, many a fiery alp,
Talk not of ruling in this dol'rous gloom,
Nor think vain words, he cried, can ease my.
Pope. Dryden. 2. Painful. 2. Melancholy; afflicted ; feeling grief; Their dispatch is quick, and less dolorous than sorrowful.
the paw of the bear, or teeth of the lion.
More's Antidote against Atheism.
I've words too few to take my leave of you,
When the tongue's office should be prodigal,
To breathe th' abundant dolour of the heart. of magnanimity and courage; serveth as a most
2. Lamentation; complaint.
Hooker, tions, or finding fault with his melancholy; buc
rather fitting to his dolour dolorous discourses of
their own and other folks mrsfortunes. Sidney.
Milton, A mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is
good, doth avert the dolours of death. Bacon.
DO'LPHIN. n. 5. [delpbin, Latin; though
the dolphin is supposed to be not the
same fish.] The name of a fish, Doʻlefully.adv. [from doleful.) In a
His delights doleful manner; sorrowfully; dismally;
Were dolphin like; they shew'd his back above querulously,
The element they liv'd in. Sbakspeare. Do'lEFULNESS. n. s. [from doleful.]
Draw boys riding upon goats, eagles, and dolpbins.
DOLT. n. s. [dol, Teutonick.) A heavy 3. Dismalness.
stupid fellow; a blockhead; a thick.
skull; a loggerhead, Doʻlesome. adj. [from dole.) Melan
-Let dolts in haste some altar fair erect choly; gloomy; dismal; sorrowful ;
To those high pow’rs, which idly sit above.
Mistook at first for thunder-bolts. Szoift.
mean ; dull; blockish.
· Dametas, the most arrant doltish clown that
ever was without the privilege of a bauble. from about two shillings and sixpence DoʻMABLE. adj. [domabilis, Lat.] Tame
Rome's great emperor, whose wide domain
Ocean trembles for his green domain, Thuis.
2. Possession ; estate.
A Latian field, with fruitful plains
1. Sorrow ; melancholy. 2. Querulousness.
Hell-ward bending o'er the beach descry, Doʻlesomely, adv. (from dolesome.] In
a dolesome manner. Doʻlesomeness. 1. s. [from dolesome.] Gloom; melancholy; dismalness, 1. A contraction of Dorothy.
Duli Tearsheet. 2. A little girl's puppet or baby. and German coin of different value,
DOLL. n. 5.
Do'llar. n. s.
to four and si pence.
DOLORÍFICK, adj. [dolorificus, Latin.]
impressing sorrow. sence ,
Best be he called among good mer,
2. Tyranny; insolent authority. . Who to his God this column rais'd:
Maximinus traded with the Goths in the pro Though lightning strike the come again, duct of his own estate in Thracia, the place of The man who built it shall be prais'd. Prior.
his nativity; whither he retired, to withdraw Stranger! whoe'er thou art, securely rest' Affianc'd in my faith, a friendly guest ;
from the unjust domination of Opilius Macrinus.
Arbuthnot on Coinsa Approach the dome, the social banquet share.
Pope's Odyssey. 3. One highly exalted in power: used of 1. A hemispherical arch; a cupola.
angelick beings. DOMEʻSTICAL. adj. [domesticus, La.
He heav'n of heav'ns, and all the powers DOME'STIÇK. S. tin]
therein, 1. Belonging to the house; not relating
By thee created, and by thee threw down
Th' aspiring dominations. Milton's Par, Lash to things publick.
Hear, all ye angels, progeny of light, The necessities of man had at the first no Thrones, dominations,princedoms, virtues, pow'rs. other helps and supplies than domestical; such as
Milton. that which the prophet implieth, saying, Can a DO'MINATIVE. adj.
[from dominate.) mother forget her child.
Hooker. The 'practical knowledge of the domestick du
Imperious ; insolent.
Dict, ties is the principal glory of a woman. Clarissa.
(Latin.] The 2, Private ; done at home ; not open.
presiding or predominant power or In this their domestical celebration of the passa
influence. over, they divided supper into two courses.
Jupiter and Mars are dominators for this
Hooker, north-west part of the world, which maketh the Beholding thus, O happy as a queen!
people impatient of servitude, lovers of liberty, We cry: but shift the gaudy, fatt'ring scene,
martial, and courageous.
Camden's Remains. View her at home in her domestick light, To DOMINB'er. v. n. [domiror, Latin.] For thither she must come, at least at night.
To rule with insolence; to swell; to Inhabiting the house ; not wild.
bluster; to act without control.
Go to the feast, revel, and domineer,
Sbakspeare tractable, and domestick animal. Addison. Not foreign ; intestine.
The voice of conscience now is low and weak, Domestical evils, for that we think we can mas
chastising the passions, as old Eli did his lustful ter them at all times, are often permitted to run
Both would their little ends secure; on forward, till it be too late to recall them.
He sighs for freedom, she for pow'r :'
Hooker, Dedication. His wishes tend abroad to roam, Equality of two domestick pow'rs
And hers tu domineer at home.
Prior. Breeds scrupulous factions, Sbakspeare. DOMINICAL. adj. [dominicalis, Latin.]
Combine together 'gainst the enemy: For these damestick and particular broiis
That notes the Lord's day, or Sunday: Are not the question here. Shatsp. King Lear.
The cycle of the moon serves to shew the Such they were who might presume t'have
epacts, and that of the sun the dominical letter, done
throughout all their variations. Holder on Time. Much for the king, and honour of the state; DOMI'NION. n. s. [dominium, Latin.]
Having the chiefest actions undergone, Both foreign and domestical of late.
1. Sovereign authority; unlimited power,
Daniel, Next to the sin of those who began that re
They on the earth
Dominion exercise, and in the air, bellion, theirs must needs be, who hindered the
Chiefly on man.
Miltasin speedy suppressing of it, by domestick dissensions.
He gave us only over beast, fish, fowl,
Dominion absolute; that right we hold To DOME'STICATE. v. a. [from domes By his donation : but man over man tick.] 'To make domestick ; to with. He made not lord.
Milton, draw from the publick. Clarissa. Blest use of pow'r, O virtuous pride in kings! Dome'sTick. 7. s. 'One kept in the And like his bounty whence dominion springs.
Tickeho same house.
A servant dwells remote from all knowledge 2. Power; right of possession or use, of his lord's purposes : he lives as a kind of fo without being accountable. reigner under the same roof: a domestick, and He could not have private dominion over that, yet a stranger too.
South, which was under the private dominion of another. TO DOʻMIFY, V. a. [domifico, Latin,] To tame.
Dict. 3. Territory; region ; district : considerPoʻMINANT. adj. [dominant, French; ed as subject.
dominans, Latin.] Predominant; pre The donations of bishopricks the kings of siding; ascendant.
England did ever retain in all their dorzinions, JA DO'MINATE, v.a. (dominatus, La
when the pope's usurped authority was at the tin.) To predominate ; to prevail over
highest, the rest,
4. Predominance ;, ascendant, I thus conclude my theme,
finished than those cast behind, and to have dam
Objects placed foremost ought to be nora The dominating humour makes the dream,
minion over things confused and transient. DOMINATION. n. s. [dominatio, Latin.) 5. An order of angels.
Dryden's Dufresnoy. 3. Power; dominion,
By him were all things created, visible and in-
visible, whether they be thrones or dominions, or The dossination, royalties, and rights
principalities or powers. Of this oppressed boy, Staks. King Jobm. Don. 1. . (dominus, Latin.) The Spiz.
Davies on Ireland,
nish title for a gentleman : as, Don "Twas done and done, and the fox; by consent,
was to be the judges
L'Estrange. Quixote. It is with us used ludi. crously
DO'NJON. 9, s. (now corrupted to dun. To the great dens of wit,
geon, from domnionum, low Latin, ac Phabus gives them full privilege alone
cording to Menage.] The highest and To damn all others, and cry up their own.
strongest tower of the castle, in which
Dryden. To Don. V. a. (To do on.) To put on;
prisoners were kept; as in Chaucer. It to invest with : the contrary to doff.
is now used of subterraneous prisons.
The grete coure, that was so thické and
Fairfax. Was evin joynant to the garden-wall,
giver; a bestower ; one who gives any thing given to sacred uses.
thing. Dona'tion. n. s. [donatio, Latin.}
Litters thick besiege the doror's gate, 3. The act of giving any thing; the act
And begging lords and teeming ladies wait
The promis'd dole. Dryden's Juvenale of bestowing.
It is a mighey check to beneficent tempers to He gave us only over beast, fish, fowl, consider how often good designs are frustrated Dominion absolute; that right we hold
and perverted to purposes, which, could the By his donation.
Milton's Paradise Lost. donors themselves have foreseen, they would After denation there is an absolute change and have been very loch to promote. alienation made of the property of the thing DO'NSHIP. n. s. [from don.) Quality ór given : which being so alienared, a man has no more to do with it than with a thing bought with
rank of a gentleman or knight. Soutb.
I'm none of those, 2. The grant by wbich any thing is given
Your bosom-friends, as you suppose;
But Ralph himself, your trusty squire,
Wh' has dragg d your dansbip out o' th' mire.
Hudibras. umregarded by men, yet the sense thereof is so imprinted in their hearts, as if every one laid Doo'dle, n. s. [a cant word, perhaps claim for himself unto that which was conferred
corrupted from do little : faineant.) A
Raleigh's Essays. trifier; an idler.
1. To judge. Other donation none thou canst produce. Milton.
Him through malice fall'n, DO'NATIVE. n. s. (donatif, French ; from
Father of mercy and grace! thou didst not woon donatas, Latin.
So strictly, but much more to pity incline.
Milton. 1. A gift ; a largess ; a present; a dole 2. To condemn to any punishment; to
of money distributed.
sentence. solemn times, to bestow on his soldiers a do.
He may be doom'd to chains, to shame, to tive; which donative they received wearing gar
death, upon their heads.
While proud Hippolitus shall mount his throne.
Smith. and donatives, to make them more easily digest
Justly th' impartial faces conspire,
Dooming that son to be the sire
Of such another son. "[In law.] A benefice merely given 3. To pronounce condemnation upon
Granville, without either presentation to the ordi
any: nary, or insitution by the ordinary, or
Minos, the strice inquisitor, appears,
And lives and crimes, with his assessors, hears ; Never did steeple carry double truer ;
Round in his urn the blended balls he rowls,
Have I'a tongue to doom my brother's death, And shall that tongue give pardon to a slave.
Sbakspeare. Spenser’s Fairy Queen. s. To destine ; to command by uncon
Fate and the gods, by their supreme commands Have doom'd our ships to seek the Latian land.
Dryden's Æneid. I have no will but what your eyes ordain; Destin'd to love, as they are deom'd to reign.
Granville Doom. n. s. (dom, Sax. doem, Dutch.) 1: Judicial sentence ; judgment.
He's fled, my lord, and all his pow's do gield;
their lost liberty.
and collated by the patron to a man,
induction by his orders. His is the donative, and mine the cure. Done. The part. pass. of To do.
Another like fair tree eke grew thereby, Whereof whoso did eat, eftsoons did know Bath good and evil: O mournful memory? 'Thar tree, through one
man's fault, hath done us
Done: the wager?