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Dods (Meg)

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The old landlady in Scott’s novel called St. Ronan’s Well. An excellent character, made up of consistent inconsistencies; a mosaic of oddities, all fitting together, and forming an admirable whole. She was so good a housewife that a cookery book of great repute bears her name.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Doctour of Phisikes Tale
Doctrinists
Dodge
Dodge About (To)
Dodger
Dodger
Dodington
Dodipoll
Dodman
Dodona
Dods (Meg)
Dodson and Fogg
Doe
Doeg
Doff
Dog
Dog and Duck
Dog-cheap
Dog-days
Dog-fall (in wrestling)
Dog-grass (triticum repens)