doss definition by Webster's New World
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Brit., Slang a bed or bunk, esp. in a dosshouse
Origin: ; from Classical Latin dorsum, the back
Brit., Slang to sleep, esp. in a dosshouse
doss definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Chiefly British Slangnoun
- Sleep; rest.
- A crude or makeshift bed.
To go to bed, especially in a crude or makeshift bed; sleep.
Origin: Perhaps alteration of dorse, back, from Latin dorsum.