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Dowgate Ward (London)

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Some derive it from Dour (water), it being next to the Thames, at the foot of the hill; others say it is “Down-gate,” the gate of the down, dune, or hill, as Brighton Downs (hills), South-downs, etc.

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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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Dousterswivel
Dout
Dove
Dove (The)
Doves Dung
Dover (A)
Dover
Dovers (Stock Exchange term)
Dovercot or Dovercourt
Dovetail
Dowgate Ward (London)
Dowlas (Mr.)
Dowling (Captain)
Down
Down in the Dumps
Down on Him (To be)
Down on his Luck
Down to the Ground
Down - hearted
Down Town
Down-trod