dorses

n. young codfish; back of a book; canopy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dorse — Dorse, n. [Cf. L. dorsum the back. See {Dorsel}, {Dosel}.] 1. Same as {dorsal}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The back of a book. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Books, all richly bound, with gilt dorses. Wood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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