Doosed vs Noosed - What's the difference?

doosed | noosed |

As an adverb doosed

is (degree|dated).

As a verb noosed is


As an adjective noosed is

(of rope) having a noose.



Alternative forms

* dooced


(en adverb)
  • (degree, dated)
  • * 1867 , , 2006, Elibron Classics, Volume 1, page 151,
  • "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."
  • * 1872 , Laurence William M. Lockhart, Fair to see , page 149,
  • 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.
  • * 1938 , G.B. Lancaster (), Promenade , page 143,
  • Accepted me, did she? Doosed awkward, that. I thought she had more sense.
    English degree adverbs




  • (noose)
  • Adjective

  • (of rope) having a noose
  • *{{quote-book, year=1898, author=Edward Morris, title=A Dictionary of Austral English, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Plate p. 286--A Poto Roo or Kangaroo-Rat. Plate p. 288--Hepoona Roo. Rope , v. tr. to catch a horse or bullock with a noosed rope. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1903, author=Herbert Hayens, title=At the Point of the Sword, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=In one hand he carried a lantern, in the other a noosed rope, and he felt his way carefully. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1906, author=Van Tassel Sutphen, title=The Doomsman, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Having strung a length of noosed cord to a light pole, Constans threw himself flat along the string-piece of the pier and began angling for the prize. }}