* 1867 , , 2006, Elibron Classics, Volume 1,
* 1872 , Laurence William M. Lockhart, Fair to see ,
- "Upon my word she's a doosed' good-looking little thing," said Archie, coming up to him, after having also shaken hands with her; — "' doosed good-looking, I call her."
* 1938 , G.B. Lancaster (), Promenade ,
- I thought my nephew a fool ; I now know that he is a doosed sensible fellow, and the luckiest dog in Christendom — luckiest dog in Christendom, I declare.
English degree adverbs
- Accepted me, did she? Doosed awkward, that. I thought she had more sense.
(of a ferret) To make a certain clucking sound.
* 1835 , James Baillie Fraser, The Highland smugglers, Volume 2
- But anger is a blin' guide — he dooked from the first blow, an' it passed wi' little ill; an' he raised his drawn sword, an' made a wild cut at my head...
From (etyl) . See also (l) (cloth).
a strong, untwilled linen or cotton.