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Dol   /dɑl/   Listen

A unit of pain intensity.
The federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913.  Synonyms: Department of Labor, Labor, Labor Department.

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"Dol" Quotes from Famous Books

... together, having been nourished and nursed in their day of dire calamity by the abundant kindness of the people of Sydney, concocted plans for bringing destruction upon their benefactors, and proffered their services to show the way. One thinks perforce of a rough speech of Dol Common ...
— The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders • Ernest Scott

... but all over the West Highlands. I give you my word I'm no sooner with the belt off me and my chair pulled in to my desk and papers than its some one beating a point of war or a piper blowing the warning under my window. To look at my history for the past few years any one might think I was Dol' Gorm himself, fight and plot, plot and fight! How can I help it—thrust into this hornets' nest from the age of sixteen, when my father (beannachd leis!) took me out warring against the islesmen, and I only in the humour for playing at shinty or fishing like the boys on the ...
— John Splendid - The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn • Neil Munro

... pretty, with bright eyes, a droll little Parisian nose, and a mass of straw-colored curly hair escaping from her cap. The little rogue let fly quite often some gutter expression, such as "Hang it!" or "Tol-derol-dol!" at which Madame Gerard would exclaim, "What do I hear, Mademoiselle?" but she was ...
— A Romance of Youth, Complete • Francois Coppee

Words linked to "Dol" :   Department of Labor, labor, pain unit, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, executive department, Labor Department, OSHA

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