Definition of Dowiest

1. dowie [adj] - See also: dowie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowiest

doweling
dowelled
dowelling
dowels
dower
dowered
doweries
dowering
dowerless
dowers
dowery
dowf
dowfness
dowie
dowier
dowiest (current term)
dowing
dowitcher
dowitchers
dowl
dowlas
dowlases
dowle
dowles
dowless
dowlne
dowlnes
dowlney
dowls
down

Literary usage of Dowiest

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1861)
"Escaped Î That has he, if it be an escape for a reckless sinner to pass from the dowiest dungeon on earth to the place of fire and brimstone ! ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Campbell, ut tup. Also used in relation to tho stars. It was upon a Martinmas night, The dowiest time o* the year ; Yet the nord was ..."

3. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1860)
"... bridals, christenings, lyke-wakes, an' the like, — we entertained ane anither wi' rich nappy ale ; an' whan the verra dowiest o' us used to get warm ..."

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