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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /dɔː(ɹ)s/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)s

Etymology 1 edit

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Noun edit

dorse (plural dorses)

  1. The Baltic cod or variable cod (Gadus morhua callarias).

Etymology 2 edit

Compare Latin dorsum (the back).

Noun edit

dorse (plural dorses)

  1. (obsolete) The back of a book.
    • 1691, Anthony Wood, Athenæ Oxonienses:
      books, all richly bound, with gilt dorses
  2. (obsolete) A dossal.
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Verb edit


  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of dorsen