Definition of Dowlas

1. n. A coarse linen cloth made in the north of England and in Scotland, now nearly replaced by calico.



Definition of Dowlas

1. Noun. A coarse linen cloth made in the north of England and in Scotland, later replaced by calico. ¹

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Definition of Dowlas

1. a type of cloth [n -ES] - See also: cloth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowlas

dowered
doweries
dowering
dowerless
dowers
dowery
dowf
dowfness
dowie
dowier
dowiest
dowing
dowitcher
dowitchers
dowl
dowlas (current term)
dowlases
dowle
dowles
dowless
dowlne
dowlnes
dowlney
dowls
down
down(a)
down(p)
down-
down-and-out
down-and-outer

Literary usage of Dowlas

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1. The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories: With Two by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1880)
"Daniel dowlas, baron Du- berly." Hut scarcely has he entered on his honours, ... Dick dowlas, the son, apprenticed to an attorney at Castleton. ..."

2. The Schoolmaster in Comedy and Satire by Hubert Marshall Skinner (1894)
"DICK dowlas AND HIS TUTOR (Scenes from The Heir at Law) DRAMATIS PERSONS LORD ... Daniel dowlas, formerly a small merchant in the village of Gosport. ..."

3. Prison Characters Drawn from Life: With Suggestions for Prison Government by Frederick William Robinson (1866)
"dowlas. history of the woman whom I call Mrs. dowlas in this book is a sad ... Before my entrance into prison service, Mrs. dowlas, or Ellen Maynard. as I ..."

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