DOSS'S

doss

[dos] Chiefly British.
noun
1.
a place to sleep, especially in a cheap lodging house.
verb (used without object)
3.
to sleep or lie down in any convenient place.

Origin:
1775–85; origin obscure

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doss (dɒs)
 
vb (often foll by down) (often foll by around)
1.  to sleep, esp in a dosshouse
2.  to pass time aimlessly
 
n
3.  a bed, esp in a dosshouse
4.  a slang word for sleep
5.  short for dosshouse
6.  a task or pastime requiring little effort: making a film is a bit of a doss
 
[C18: of uncertain origin]

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