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1. dismā̆l n. & adj.

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(a) in the dismal, in days of misfortune or disaster, under inauspicious circumstances, at an unlucky time; (b) dismal dai, one of the two days in each month which were considered unlucky, a day of…

2. dǒuce adj. & n.

23 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Dear, beloved; douce amour, sweetheart; (b) douce Fraunce, beloved France; (c) douce vie, luxurious life; (d) as noun: paramour; foul douce, filthy harlot; (e) in surnames.

3. fēmē̆l(e, -āl(e adj. & n.

Additional spellings: femele, femal, female
50 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of man and animals: female; a female; (b) femel complexioun, the physiological 'constitution' of a female (in accordance with the 'humor' theory).