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dowse to search with a divining rod for underground water or minerals.
dowser a person who uses a divining rod to search for underground water; water witch.
doxology a formal expression of praise to God.
doxycycline a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat infections of bacteria and protozoa.
doyen the senior or highest-ranking male member of a group.
doyenne the senior or highest-ranking female member of a group.
doz. abbreviation of "dozen," or "dozens," a unit of quantity equal to twelve.
doze to sleep lightly, for a short time or fitfully. [4 definitions]
dozen a unit of quantity equal to twelve. [3 definitions]
dozenth twelfth.
dozy inclined to doze; half asleep; drowsy.
DP abbreviation of "displaced person," a person who has become homeless, usu. as a result of having been forced from his or her homeland by war.
Dr. abbreviation of "Doctor." [2 definitions]
drab1 a dull gray or a dull grayish or yellowish brown color. [4 definitions]
drab2 a dirty, unkempt woman; slattern. [3 definitions]
dracaena any of several tropical plants of the agave family, often cultivated as a houseplant.
drachm see drachma.
drachma the former chief monetary unit of Greece, equaling one hundred lepta. [2 definitions]
Draco a circumpolar constellation in the northern sky, located between Ursa Major and Ursa Minor and containing the former north star used by the Egyptians; Dragon.
Draconian (often l.c.) harshly cruel or rigorous.
Dracula in a late nineteenth-century novel by Bram Stoker, the title character, a vampire, who is able to transform himself into a bat.