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DOE

abbr.
1. Department of Education
2. Department of Energy

doe

 (dō)
n. pl. doe or does
1. A female deer.
2. The female of various other mammals, such as antelopes, kangaroos, mice, or rabbits.

[Middle English do, from Old English .]

doe

(dəʊ)
n, pl does or doe
(Zoology) the female of the deer, hare, rabbit, and certain other animals
[Old English dā; related to Old English dēon to suck, Sanskrit dhēnā cow]

Doe

(dəʊ)
n
1. (Law) law (formerly) the plaintiff in a fictitious action, Doe versus Roe, to test a point of law. See also Roe
2. John Doe Jane Doe US an unknown or unidentified male or female person

DOE

or

DoE

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada and, formerly, in Britain) Department of the Environment
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) Department of Energy

doe

(doʊ)

n., pl. does, (esp. collectively) doe.
the female of the deer, antelope, goat, rabbit, and certain other animals.
[before 1000; Middle English do, Old English ]

DOE

Department of Energy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DOE - the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI - an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community
2.doe - mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Translations
أُنْثى الأيِّل
сърна
laňsamicesrna
hunharehunkanin
cervinokuniklinoleporinosciurino
naarashirvinaarasjänis
nőstény nyúlőzsuta
hind
経験による
cerva
elnio ir pan. patelėkiškio ir pan. patelėtriušio ir pan. patelė
mātītestirna
damherthindehindemoermoerhaasvoedster
košutakunicasrnazečica
hind
dişi geyikmaral

doe

[dəʊ] N (does or doe (pl)) (= deer) → cierva f, gama f; (= rabbit) → coneja f; (= hare) → liebre f

doe

[ˈdəʊ] n
(= female deer) → biche f
(= female rabbit) → lapine f

DOE

(Brit) abbr of Department of the EnvironmentUmweltministerium nt
(US) abbr of Department of EnergyEnergieministerium nt

doe

n (roe deer) → Reh nt, → Ricke f; (red deer) → Hirschkuh f; (rabbit) → (Kaninchen)weibchen nt; (hare) → Häsin f

doe

[dəʊ] n (deer) → femmina di daino; (rabbit) → coniglia

doe

(dəu) noun
the female of certain deer, and of the rabbit, hare etc.
References in classic literature ?
A DOE hard pressed by hunters sought refuge in a cave belonging to a Lion.
And a doe leaped up, and a doe leaped up From the pond in the wood where the wild deer sup.
I doe now publish my Essayes; which, of all my other workes, have beene most Currant: For that, as it seemes, they come home, to Mens Businesse, and Bosomes.
Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the Northerne Parts of Virginia; doe, by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civill Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equall Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete and convenient for the Generall Good of the Colonie; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.
But if a plump doe be discovered to have escaped from the forest, and to repose herself in some field or grove, the whole parish is presently alarmed, every man is ready to set his dogs after her; and, if she is preserved from the rest by the good squire, it is only that he may secure her for his own eating.
what doe mine eyes with grief behold, Into our room of bliss thus high advanc't Creatures of other mould, earth-born perhaps, Not Spirits, yet to heav'nly Spirits bright Little inferior; whom my thoughts pursue With wonder, and could love, so lively shines In them Divine resemblance, and such grace The hand that formd them on thir shape hath pourd.
Doe after the good and leave the ill, and it shall bring you unto good fame and renowne.
Now, I have a mental picture of John Doe that is as clear as a steel engraving.
There was ample cover, what with solitary trees and dotting bushes so that I found no difficulty in stalking up wind to within fifty feet of my quarry--a large, sleek doe unaccompanied by a fawn.
the lop-eared one, and the spotted doe that Tom spent all his money to buy?
She's like a gentle little doe feeding on lilies--she doesn't dream of the pitfalls ahead of her.
Possibly monsieur does poor Francois the honor to recall him--yes?