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dorse


dorse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorse  \Dorse\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  Baltic  or  variable  cod  ({Gadus  callarias}),  by  some 
  believed  to  be  the  young  of  the  common  codfish. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorse  \Dorse\,  n.  [Cf.  L.  dorsum  the  back  See  {Dorsel}, 
  {Dosel}.] 
  1.  Same  as  {dorsal},  n.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  The  back  of  a  book.  [Obs.] 
 
  Books,  all  richly  bound,  with  gilt  dorses.  --Wood.