Definition of Dogberry

1. n. The berry of the dogwood; -- called also dogcherry.



Definition of Dogberry

1. Noun. (botany) The berry of the dogwood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dogberry

1. a wild berry [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Dogberry

1. The berry of the dogwood; called also dogcherry. Dogberry tree, the dogwood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogberry

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

Literary usage of Dogberry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Enter dogberry and Verges, with the Watch. dogberry — Are you good men and true? Verges — Yea, or else it were pity but they should suffer salvation, ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1891)
"dogberry and Verges are two ignorant, conceited constables who mutilate their ... dogberry speaks in a rough or guttural voice, and puffs ; Verges in a thin ..."

3. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"Let us imagine a scene : — Legree, standing carelessly with his hands in his pockets, rolling a quid of tobacco in his mouth ; Justice dogberry, seated in ..."

4. The World's Wit and Humor: An Encyclopedia of the Classic Wit and Humor of by Lionel Strachey (1912)
"dogberry Administers "Justice CONRADE, BORACHIO, dogberry, VERGES, SEXTON, and the WATCH. ... dogberry ..."

5. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"I.—dogberry and his Associates. Arrest of the Conspirators with Mary Queen of Roots. While I was composing the " Life of Shakespeare," Mr. Lemon, ..."

6. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1844)
"I.—dogberry and his Associates. Arrest of the Conspirators with Mary Queen of Scots. While I was composing the " Life of Shakespeare," Mr. Lemon, ..."

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