dorr [dawr] Examples noun
dor 1or dorr [dawr] noun
- Also dor·bee·tle [dawr-beet-l] /ˈdɔrˌbit l/. a common European dung beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius.
- any of several insects, as the June bug, that make a buzzing noise in flight.
Origin of dor 1 before 900; Middle English dor(r)e, Old English dora; compare Middle Low German dorte drone Examples from the Web for dorr Historical Examples of dorr
A new Constitution was adopted, and Dorr chosen as Governor.
“I don’t see where they come in at all,” declared Dorr bluntly.
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Dorr was arrested, and on his trial found guilty of treason.
I can say for one that I enjoyed it almost as much as the Dorr War.
Now it was invaded on one hand by Millerism and on the other by the Dorr War.
British Dictionary definitions for dorr dor noun
- any European dung beetle of the genus Geotrupes and related genera, esp G. stercorarius, having a droning flight
Word Origin for dor Old English dora bumblebee; related to Middle Low German dorte drone 1