Dorse (?), n. [Cf. L. dorsum the back. See Dorsel, Dosel.]

1.

Same as dorsal, n.

[Obs.]

2.

The back of a book.

[Obs.]

Books, all richly bound, with gilt dorses. Wood.

 

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Dorse, n. Zool.

The Baltic or variable cod (Gadus callarias), by some believed to be the young of the common codfish.

 

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