Dory

Do"ry

, n.;
pl. Dories ().
A small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides.
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Do*ryph"o*ra

(?), n. [NL. See Doryphoros.] (Zol.) A genus of plant-eating beetles, including the potato beetle. See Potato beetle.
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Do*ryph"o*ros

(?), n. [L., fr. Gr. , lit., spear bearing; a spear + fe`rein to bear.] (Fine Arts) A spear bearer; a statue of a man holding a spear or in the attitude of a spear bearer. Several important sculptures of this subject existed in antiquity, copies of which remain to us.
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Dos`--dos"

(?), adv. [F.] Back to back; as, to sit dos--dos in a dogcart; to dance dos--dos, or so that two dancers move forward and pass back to back.
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Dos`--dos"

, n. A sofa, open carriage, or the like, so constructed that the occupants sit back to back.
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