Definition of Dogberries

1. Noun. (plural of dogberry) ¹



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Definition of Dogberries

1. dogberry [n] - See also: dogberry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogberries

dog watch
dog watches
dog whelk
dog whistle
dog whistle politics
dog wrench
dog year
dog years
dogal
dogate
dogates
dogbane
dogbane family
dogbanes
dogberries (current term)
dogberry
dogbolt
dogbolts
dogbone
dogbones
dogbreath
dogbreaths
dogcart
dogcarts
dogcatcher
dogcatchers
dogday
dogdays
dogdom

Literary usage of Dogberries

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1. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"This judgment was given not by the "Great Unpaid," the provincial dogberries, but by one of the highest courts of justice in London. ..."

2. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"It illustrate* Shakespeare in this manner: it gives us a curious account of the proceedings of the dogberries of that day for the arrest of suspected ..."

3. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1844)
"... were " missing" on the 10th August, and to arrest whom the dogberries of Enfield were upon the watch, all the means of identification they apparently ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"have found in England, to love and to laugh at, and to preserve the love and laughter of all times, the dogberries, the Bottoms ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... dogberries and Verges; and in the most quiet neighborhoods it still remains true that adventures are to the adventurous. That this dictum was verified ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"... by Parochial dogberries, who were dressed in white great coats, and called The Saxon English of those days was of the purest character : for example, ..."

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