Definition of Dovering
1. dover [v] - See also: dover
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dovering
Literary usage of Dovering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Why, sir, the half-bottles are used to fill up others, which are sent up to table again as unopened bottles ; and that is what we call ‘ dovering. ..."
2. Table Traits: With Something on Them by Doran (John) (1854)
"They were as much surprised when the Magistrate asked the meaning of " dovering," as the sailor was, when he stood before a Lord High Chancellor ignorant of ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1814)
"... night when he was riding dovering hame, (with the malt rather above the meal,) and with the help of his gillies he gat him into the hills with the speed ..."
4. The Bookman (1899)
"One night when the black blood of the Terror still coursed through me, though I was dovering over to sleep, there came a knocking at the door, ..."