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Dorcas

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Are shepherdesses who join in the rustic raillery and sing with Autolycus in The Winter's Tale 4.4.

Anne Button

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Dorcas

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Name of a woman in Acts 9:36, described as ‘full of good works and almsdeeds which she did’, after whom the Dorcas society of women in a church whose aim is to make and provide clothing for...

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Dorcas <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈdɒɹkǝs

sp Dorcas2

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Dorcas Society

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 24 words.

A woman’s circle making clothing for charitable purposes. So called from Dorcas in Acts 9:39, who made ‘coats and

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Dorcas

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Are shepherdesses who join in the rustic raillery and sing with Autolycus in The Winter's Tale 4.4.

Anne Button

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Dorcas

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 73 words.

From Greek dorkas ‘doe, gazelle’. It was not used as a personal name by the ancient Greeks, but is offered

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Dorcas

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

Irish or English: unexplained.

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Dorcas

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Dorcas

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Dorcas

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 22 words.

are shepherdesses who join in the rustic raillery and sing with Autolycus in The Winter's Tale 4.4.

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Dorcas

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 23 words.

are shepherdesses who join in the rustic raillery and sing with Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale 4.4.

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