Definition of Doven

1. to daven [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: daven



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doven

dovecot
dovecote
dovecotes
dovecots
doved
dovehouse
doveish
dovekey
dovekeys
dovekie
dovekies
dovelet
dovelets
dovelike
doveling
doven (current term)
dovened
dovening
dovens
dover's powder
dovera
dovered
dovering
dovers
doves
doveship
dovetail
dovetail joint
dovetail plane
dovetailed

Literary usage of Doven

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"... to fade, lose strength or life ; Dan. doven, sluggish, flat, stale, vapid ; Sc. daw, a sluggard, E. to daff, to daw, to daunt ; doff, a dastard, a fool, ..."

2. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1893)
"Omnibuses traverse the town from the Stein-Thor (PI. G, 6) to the doven-Thor (PI. C, 3). Tramways. 1. From the Market (PI. К, 4) to Horn, ..."

3. History of Pembroke, N. H.: 1730-1895 by Nathan Franklin Carter, Trueworthy Ladd Fowler (1895)
"doven road," and the bridge the " Doyen bridge," ... Franklin doven lived near the junction of this road with the old road. In 1840, a road from North ..."

4. Norwegian Grammar and Reader: With Notes and Vocabulary by Julius Emil Olson (1907)
"Ex.: doven, lazy ... Mere is used to express the comparative in a phrase like the following: Han er mere doven end syg, he is more lazy than sick. b. ..."

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