doh

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n doh the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
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Usage

In literature:

I fixed a doh to the cellar an' heah's de key to de padlock.
"The Blue Birds' Winter Nest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
I am gwine ter nail up de doh 'twixt you an' me.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
On one side of each disc is written the name of the note (doh, re, mi, fah, soh, lah, ti, doh).
"Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook" by Maria Montessori
Der si doh nu argosto, quad Hildibrant, ostarliuto, Der dir nu wiges warne, nu dih es so wel lustit.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
The boy was named U Babam Doh, because of the meat which his mother had eaten.
"Folk-Tales of the Khasis" by K. U. Rafy
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In poetry:

And rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH
Was eaten by DOODLE-DUM-DEY,
And musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH
By good little TOOTLE-DUM-TEH -
Exemplary TOOTLE-TUM-TEH!
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
And rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH
Tapped ALACK-A-DEY-AH with her fan;
And musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH
Said, "PISH, go away, you bad man!
Go away, you delightful young man!"
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"There is neat little TITTY-FOL-LEH,
There is rollicking TRAL-THE-RAL-LAH,
There is jocular WAGGETY-WEH,
There is musical DOH-REH-MI-FAH -
There's the nightingale DOH-REH-MI-FAH!"
"King Borria Bungalee Boo" by William Schwenck Gilbert
The boy screamed.—"Thou must now stronger pinions supply,
Or else 'twill be ugly, unable to fly."—
Soon 'twas stripp'd—oh, the villain!—and torn all to pieces.
The boy was heart-broken,—and so my tale ceases.
"The Dilettante And The Critic" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In news:

DOH readies for winter by making salt brine.
34-year DOH worker: Storm worst he's seen for clearing roads.
Hasbro awards 'Artist of the Year' to student who made Play- Doh Obama, Romney busts.
A 21-year-old design student was named "Official Play- Doh Artist of the Year" for his sculpture of the presidential candidates.
Romney, Obama recreated in Play- Doh .
Barack & Mitt sculpted in Play- Doh .
Politics and Play- Doh : Likenesses of Barack Obama, left, and Mitt Romney.
The presidential candidates don't have feet of clay — but one artist gave them faces of Play- Doh .
Practicing with Play- Doh .
Cuomo will have DOH look at fracking.
Just drive down West Virginia 68 south and see how the DOH has wasted your money.
Alcohol brands could be rescued from the possibility of a plain packaging enforcement and marketing bans in the UK, after the Department of Health ( DoH ) told MPs there was "very limited" evidence to its effectiveness.
DoH backs alcohol brands in plain packaging proposal.
The Hawai'i State Department of Health ( DOH ) advises consumers not to eat fresh or frozen shellfish (clams, oysters or mussels) that come from Korea.
DOH takes actions against four Pierce County health care providers.
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