from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sleep; rest.
- n. A crude or makeshift bed.
- intransitive v. To go to bed, especially in a crude or makeshift bed; sleep.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To avoid work, shirk, etc.
- v. To sleep in the open or in a derelict building because one is homeless
- n. Work avoidance.
- n. Easy piece of work
- adj. Describes a useless or lazy person. Generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A place to sleep in; a bed; hence, sleep.
- intransitive v. to sleep in a convenient place.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To attack with the horns; toss.
- To pay: as, to doss down money.
- n. A hassock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. sleep in a convenient place
Perhaps alteration of dorse, back, from Latin dorsum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)