Definition of Dottrels

1. Noun. (plural of dottrel) ¹



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Definition of Dottrels

1. dottrel [n] - See also: dottrel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dottrels

dotterels
dotters
dottier
dottiest
dottily
dottiness
dottinesses
dotting
dotting the i's and crossing the t's
dottle
dottled
dottler
dottles
dottlest
dottrel
dottrels (current term)
dotty
doty
douane
douanes
douanier
douaniers
douar
douars
douay bible
doublable
double
double-action
double-agent

Literary usage of Dottrels

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

1. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1890)
"RO Has received the dottrels by Goodall ; which were presented to the King by Long of the Privy Chamber, ... The dottrels you cent were thankfully received ..."

2. British Zoology by Thomas Pennant (1776)
"... on Cory at fs Crudities : Мой worthy man with thee it is even thus, As men take dottrels, ... watch the arrival of the dottrels, ..."

3. England as Seen by Foreigners in the Days of Elizabeth & James the First by William Brenchley Rye (1865)
"... with thee it is even thus, As men take dottrels, so hast thou ta'n us, ... and in the catching of dottrels, we see how the foolish bird playeth the ape ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1838)
"The same gentleman informs us that he saw dottrels in pairs on the Grampian mountains, but never saw a young bird, (meaning a runner, incapable of flight). ..."

5. The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher: Printed from by Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont, George Colman, Peter Whalley (1811)
"See, they stretch out their legs like dottrels", ... ¡the A debt women may challenge, to be sued to, Especially from such they may command, 19 dottrels. ..."

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