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Definition of DOR

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Dor \Dor\, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L. taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zool.) A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}), which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also applied to allied American species, as the {June bug}. Called also {dorr}, {dorbeetle}, or {dorrbeetle}, {dorbug}, {dorrfly}, and {buzzard clock}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Dor \Dor\, n. [Cf. {Dor} a beetle, and {Hum}, {Humbug}.] A trick, joke, or deception. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

     {To give one the dor}, to make a fool of him. [Archaic] --P. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Dor \Dor\, v. t.
     To make a fool of; to deceive. [Obs.] [Written also {dorr}.]
     --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


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