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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 ?
You see, my dear Copperfield,' falling again into the low confidential tone, 'after I had delivered my argument in DOE dem.
To suffer, as to doe, Our strength is equal, nor the Law unjust That so ordains: this was at first resolv'd, If we were wise, against so great a foe Contending, and so doubtful what might fall.
The unfrocked villain destroys more venison than half the country besides,' says one keeper; `And is hunting after every shy doe in the country
And a doe leaped up, and a doe leaped up From the pond in the wood where the wild deer sup.
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.
The others gave chase at once, and as a couple of well-trained hounds press forward after a doe or hare that runs screaming in front of them, even so did the son of Tydeus and Ulysses pursue Dolon and cut him off from his own people.
None but a green one would wish to kill a doe with a fa’n by its side, unless his moccasins were getting old, or his leggins ragged, for the flesh is lean and coarse.
Afterward, the barasingh brought his doe and fawn--gentle things that mumbled on the holy man's blanket--or would come alone at night, his eyes green in the fire-flicker, to take his share of fresh walnuts.
She's like a gentle little doe feeding on lilies--she doesn't dream of the pitfalls ahead of her.
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.
A huge deer, with branching horns, a magnificent creature which carried itself like a king, came down with its doe and two fawns and drank beside the armadillos.
In short, in his bringing up he has been so nursed by Law and Equity that he has become a kind of fossil imp, to account for whose terrestrial existence it is reported at the public offices that his father was John Doe and his mother the only female member of the Roe family, also that his first long-clothes were made from a blue bag.