Definition of Dowlases

1. Noun. (plural of dowlas) ¹



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Definition of Dowlases

1. dowlas [n] - See also: dowlas

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowlases

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

Literary usage of Dowlases

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Their manufactures for some years consisted of ginghams, checks, j ticks, dowlases, calicoes, and linens. John, : the youngest partner, occupied himself ..."

2. pennsylvania archives by Pennsylvania State Library, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth (1875)
"... the Ballance, as 1 have directed him to take out Notes for the most part of it. I have arriv'd in St. Eustatia, 26 Boxes of Russia Sheeting, dowlases, ..."

3. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"These are, manufacture of dowlases, by Mr John Inglis, employing 35 hands ; flax-spinning, by Mr John Annan, 5200 spindles annually ; flax-spinning, ..."

4. History of Scotland [1149-1603] by Patrick Fraser Tytler (1841)
"Execution of the dowlases. The Douglases, along with their unfortunate friend and adherent Malcolm Fleming, were beheaded, according to Gray's MS., ..."

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