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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOE

Before daybreak, the doe always returned to suckle her little one.

For he had a thyng to doe, whiche they shoulde know afterwarde.

Why is it that Mr. Doe's employees do not succeed in getting Mr. Doe's attention?

Why is it that Mr. Doe has so little difficulty in getting theirs?

Soon afterward the doe, too, disappeared, leaving the fawns to shift for themselves.

Doe Madame: for I think nothing in the world so good as yewe.

It will doe you harme and mee too: for I never heare one sighe, but I must sigh't also.

They that haue the charge of bread, doe bring in bread made of corne.

The doe then carefully stepped ashore with her precious burden.

But you say you know we will pretend weaknes; and doe you think we had not cause?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English da "a female deer," of unknown origin, perhaps a Celtic loan-word (cf. Cornish da "fallow deer," Old Irish dam "ox," Welsh dafad "sheep").

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