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Dogger Bank

[daw-ger, dog-er] /ˈdɔ gər, ˈdɒg ər/
a shoal in the North Sea, between N England and Denmark: fishing grounds; naval battle 1915. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The second line took a wide curve to the west, and crossed right over the center of a shoal marked “Dogger Bank.”

    The International Spy Allen Upward
  • How it came about that he was bound for the Dogger Bank needs explanation.

  • The cod fishery, upon the Dogger Bank, and other parts of the European seas, is claimed exclusively by no nation.

  • In 1781 the Cleopatra was in the action off the Dogger Bank, but in 1783 was paid off.

    Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould
  • They had just maintained gloriously, at Dogger Bank, their old maritime renown.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • On the second night she shifted her ballast into the lee bow, and by that time we had been blown off somewhere on the Dogger Bank.

    Youth Joseph Conrad
  • We were in a twelve-inch gun turret in a ship during the Dogger Bank action.

  • Mother dead; father and two brothers, Yarmouth fishermen, drowned together on the Dogger Bank; sister married and unfriendly.

  • The cod is always found on the submerged hills known as banks; as the Dogger Bank, and banks of Newfoundland.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • The journey to them was a far more serious undertaking than a winter voyage on the Dogger Bank.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
British Dictionary definitions for Dogger Bank

Dogger Bank

an extensive submerged sandbank in the North Sea between N England and Denmark: fishing ground
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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