doux [doo] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. (of champagne) very sweet.

Origin of doux 1940–45; French Latin dulcis savory, sweet Examples from the Web for doux Historical Examples of doux

  • Doux enters into domestic consumption in quite remarkable ways.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

    Lafcadio Hearn

  • Doux is not more doux than toux and the other monosyllables of the same tone.

    Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas

    Remy de Gourmont

  • He said it should be “Noir comme le diable, chaud comme l’enfer, pur comme un ange, doux comme l’amour.”

    All About Coffee

    William H. Ukers

  • Thinking of her, it is a difficult endeavour to be doux envers la mort, as Bossuet said after Henrietta Marias death.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6

    Augustus J. C. Hare

  • His political drawings for the Figaro were republished in book form under the title of Doux Pays.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5


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