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Dou

[dou] /daʊ/
noun
1.
Gerard
[gey-rahrt] /ˈgeɪ rɑrt/ (Show IPA),
1613–75, Dutch painter: pupil of Rembrandt.
Also, Douw, Dow.
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Dou

/daʊ; Dutch dɔu/
noun
1.
Gerard (ˈxeːrɑrt). 1613–75, Dutch portrait and genre painter
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dou

type of ancient Chinese bronze vessel used to contain food. The dou is usually a circular bowl supported on a short stem rising from a flaring base. The rim has two ring-shaped handles at opposite sides of the bowl, and another shallow bowl serves as a lid.

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