doré


doré

doré 1[daw-rey] ExamplesWord Origin noun Canadian Dialect.

  1. the walleye or pike perch of North America.

Origin of doré 1 1765–75; Canadian French: literally, gilded, French Late Latin deaurātus; see dorado doré 2[daw-rey] noun Mining.

  1. a mixture of gold and silver in cast bars, as bullion.

Origin of doré 2French: literally, gilded; Late Latin deaurātus; see dorado Dore [dawr] noun

  1. Monts [mawn] /mɔ̃/, a group of mountains in central France: highest peak, 6188 feet (1885 meters).

Doré [daw-rey; French daw-rey] noun

  1. (Paul) Gus·tave [pawl gy-stav] /pɔl güˈstav/, 1832?–83, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor.

Examples from the Web for dore Contemporary Examples of dore

  • And a few minutes later I spoke with the Jewish Center for Public Affairs’s Dore Gold.

    The Peres Parade: A Macher’s Paradise

    Elisheva Goldberg

    June 19, 2013

  • The delicate cross-hatching that reached back to Hogarth and Dore was not as precise as it had been, but he was over 80 now.

    Maurice Sendak Is Remembered Fondly by Author and Filmmaker William Joyce

    William Joyce

    May 9, 2012

  • Historical Examples of dore

  • “Happy to see you, gentlemen,” answered Dore, with the greatest coolness.

    The Rival Crusoes

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Her alarm increased when she found that Dore had crept away.

    The Ferryman of Brill

    William H. G. Kingston

  • I show’d her into his room, and shut the dore, just enuf so as I could see all wot went on.

    The Bad Boy At Home

    Walter T. Gray

  • Anciently, in the chapell, was a little organ over the dore of the skreen.

    Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)

    John Aubrey

  • This underneath was writt on the dore of the House of Commons.

    Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)

    John Aubrey

  • British Dictionary definitions for dore doré noun

    1. another name for walleye (def. 5), walleye (def. 6)

    Word Origin for doré C18: from French, gilded; see dory Doré noun

    1. (Paul) Gustave (ɡystav). 1832–83, French illustrator, whose style tended towards the grotesque. He illustrated the Bible, Dante’s Inferno, Cervantes’ Don Quixote, and works by Rabelais

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