Lexicon: docile – dogma

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docile, adj. [Fr. < L. docilis, easily taught.]

Submissive; obedient; meek; teachable.

dock, n. [Du.] (webplay: vessel).

Trench; canal; artificial inlet; haven along the edge of a body of water where boats can be secured and repaired.

doctor, n. [OFr < L. 'teacher'.] (webplay: degrees, man, skilled).

Physician; medical practitioner; one who practices healing; professional; (see Luke 2:46).

doctrine (-s), n. [Fr. < L. doctrīna, teaching, learning; see doctor, n.]

Code; dogma; religious conviction; standard for an orderly life.

doe, n. [OE < L. dāma, fallow deer, buck, doe.]

Female deer.

does, v. [see do, v.]

does'nt, v. [see do, v.]

dog (-s), n. [late OE docga.] ( webplay: close, follow, man).

  1. Canine pet; four-legged friend.
  2. Beast; wolf-like creature; vicious growling animal.

doge (-s), n. [Fr. < L. duc-em, duke.]

Chief; magistrate; leader; politician; legal authority; chief magistrate of Venice and Genoa.

dogma (-s), n. [L. < Gk. δόγμα, opinion, tenet, decree; see doctrine.] (webplay: doctrinal).

Principle; doctrines; teachings to guide one's life.