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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dodo  \Do"do\,  n.;  pl  {Dodoes}.  [Said  to  be  fr  Pg  doudo  silly, 
  foolish  (cf.  {Booby});  this  is  fr  Prov.  E.  dold,  the  same 
  word  as  E.  dolt.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  extinct  bird  ({Didus  ineptus}),  formerly  inhabiting 
  the  Island  of  Mauritius.  It  had  short,  half-fledged  wings, 
  like  those  of  the  ostrich,  and  a  short  neck  and  legs;  -- 
  called  also  {dronte}.  It  was  related  to  the  pigeons. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dodo 
  n  1:  (informal)  someone  whose  style  is  out  of  fashion  [syn:  {fogy}, 
  {fogey},  {fossil},  {dotard}] 
  2:  extinct  heavy  flightless  bird  of  Mauritius  related  to 
  pigeons  [syn:  {Raphus  cucullatus}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dodo 
  amatory;  loving.  (1.)  A  descendant  of  Issachar  (Judg.  10:1). 
 
  (2.)  An  Ahohite,  father  of  Eleazar,  who  was  one  of  David's 
  three  heroes  (2  Sam.  23:9;  1  Chr.  11:12).  He  was  the  same  with 
  Dodai  mentioned  in  1  Chr.  27:4. 
 
  (3.)  A  Bethlehemite,  and  father  of  Elhanan,  who  was  one  of 
  David's  thirty  heroes  (2  Sam.  23:24). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Dodo,  his  uncle 
 




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