Doucepere

Douce"pere`

(?), n. [F. les douze pairs the twelve peers of France, renowned in romantic fiction.] One of the twelve peers of France, companions of Charlemagne in war.
[Written also douzepere.]
[Obs.]
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Big-looking like a doughty doucepere.
Spenser.

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Dou"cet

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Dow"set

(?) }, n. [F. doucet sweet, dim. of doux. See Douce.] 1. A custard. [Obs.]
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2. A dowcet, or deep's testicle.
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Dou`ceur"

(?), n. [F., fr. doux sweet. See Douce.] 1. Gentleness and sweetness of manner; agreeableness. Chesterfield.
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2. A gift for service done or to be done; an honorarium; a present; sometimes, a bribe. Burke.
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