Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dead; flat; spiritless.
- n. A woman's nightcap.
“A rare marsh dowd, which is normally found in Madeira, has been identified on the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust's Martin Mere reserve in Lancashire.”
“Such a little dowd as she appeared this morning -- and now!”
“She nodded at her reflection and went downstairs; the desire to impress Dr Eijsinck with the knowledge that she was no penniless dowd working powerfully within her.”
“He's probably dreading the censure of that terribly superior secretary of his if he permits a dowd to stalk his exquisite halls.”
“| Reply | Permalink not to get into a pissing match, but as a regular times reader, i would agree with the previous comments re: maureen dowd and bob herbert, but feel that paul krugman and frank rich should be mentioned as people who have deftly and clearly written about the issues of class, poverty, and race.”
“I actually like dowd and she blasts everyone, so what.”
“The whining is ten times more tiresome than any dowd piece.”
“Jody P., totally different context for dowd and it wasn't offensive.”
“| Reply | Permalink you're too kind, david. dowd is not the queen bee; she's the alpha bitch - of mean-spirited commentary,”
“All of which won't change anything for matt dowd, unfortunately for him, stupidity is not a medical condition, and no amount of pot will cure it.”
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