Dory

[spear] The dory or doru - pronounced "dɒrʊ" - (δόρυ) is a spear that was the chief armament of hoplites (heavy infantry) in Ancient Greece. The word "dory" is first attested in Homer with the meanings of "wood" and "spear". Homeric heroes hold two dorys (Il. 11,43, Od. 1, 256). In Homer and in classical period the dory was a symbol o
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Dory

A dory is a narrow, flat-bottomed boat with a high bow and flaring sides. Dories were typically used for coastal fishing, setting lobster pots and the like.
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Dory

[fish] The common name dory (from the Middle English dorre, from the Middle French doree, lit. "gilded one") is shared (officially and colloquially) by members of several different families of large-eyed, silvery, deep-bodied, laterally compressed, and roughly discoid marine fish. As well as resembling each other, dories are also similar in
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Dory

Waters:Atlantic Ocean (Most are harvested off the coasts of Europe and Africa.) Description (in water): This unusual-looking fish is yellowish-olive or grayish in color with a flat, compressed oval body that's spotted on both sides. The dorsal spines are particularly long, and the eyes and mouth are large. Description (in market): A firm-textured w
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dory

[n] - marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
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Dory

Spear.
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Dory

Do'ry noun ; plural Dories . [ Named from 1st color, from French dorée gilded, from dorer to gild, Latin deaurare . See Deaurate , and confer Aureole .] 1. (Zoology) A European fish. See Doree , and John Doree . 2.
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Dory

Do'ry noun ; plural Dories A small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides.
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dory

Origin: Named from 1st colour, fr. F. Doree gilded, fr. Dorer to gild, L. Deaurare. See Deaurate, and cf. Aureole. ... 1. <zoology> A European fish. See Doree, and John Doree. ... 2. <zoology> The American wall-eyed perch; called also dore. See Pike perch. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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dory

noun marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters
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Dory

• (n.) A small, strong, flat-bottomed rowboat, with sharp prow and flaring sides. • (n.) The American wall-eyed perch; -- called also dore. See Pike perch. • (n.) A European fish. See Doree, and John Doree.
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dory

any of several marine fishes of the family Zeidae (order Zeiformes), found worldwide in moderately deep waters. The members of the family are ...
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dory

small boat with pointed ends and high, flaring sides. A dory may be up to 22 feet (7 m) long and commonly has a narrow, V-shaped stern and a narrow, ...
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Dory

Dory is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Golden Haired` Where is it used? The name Dory is mainly used In Other languages.It is an abbreviated form of Isidora, used In English, Italian, Spanish, Russian and In Serbian.Theodora, used In English, Greek and In Ancient Greek.How do they say it elsewhere? Dorothea ( In English, Ger
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Dory

The dory is a small, shallow-draft boat, about {convert|5|to|7|m|ft|1|disp=/} long. It is a lightweight and versatile boat with high sides, a flat bottom and sharp bows. They are easy to build because of their simple lines. For centuries, dories have been used as traditional fishing boats, both in coastal waters and in the open sea. Variant spelli
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Dory

The Dory or John Dory (Zeus faber),is a fish belonging to the mackerel family, celebrated for the delicacy of ita flesh. It seldom exceeds 45 cm in length, and is yellowish-green in colour with a blackish spot on each side, which, according to an old superstition, is the mark of St Peter's forefinger and thumb. The dory is found on the Atlantic sho
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dory

Marine fish Zeus faber found in the Mediterranean and Atlantic. It grows up to 60 cm/2 ft, and has nine or ten long spines at the front of the dorsal fin, and four at the front of the anal fin. It is considered to be an excellent food fish and is also known as John Dory. The dory is olive brown or grey, with a conspicuous bla...
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dory

A small, flat-bottomed boat with flaring sidesDRAFT The depth of a boat from the waterline to the bottom of the keel.
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Dory

spear.
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Dory

[disambiguation] Dory is a small, shallow-draft boat. Dory may also refer to: ...
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DORY

The traditional dory is a small, flat-bottomed fishing boat with high flaring sides, and considerable sheer. The commercial fishing dories of New England were stacked on a larger boat and transported to the Grand Banks where they were off-loaded with a fisherman, and later retrieved. The boats were noted for their sea worthiness. The term
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dory

a small, wooden flat-bottomed boat with flaring sides. Dories are very stable in the water and were often used to help set and haul traps. They were also widely used when fishing with hand-lines and trawls.
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Dory

Small, flat-bottomed, 16- to 20-foot-long boat with angled sides. Used most often by a one- or two-man crew for fishing. Equipped with two or four oars. On fishing schooners, the thwarts were removed and the boats nested inverted on deck.
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