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dorsel


dorsel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dorsel  \Dor"sel\,  n.  [See  {Dosser}.] 
  1.  A  pannier. 
 
  2.  Same  as  {Dorsal},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dosser  \Dos"ser\,  n.  [LL.  dosserum  or  F.  dossier  bundle  of 
  papers,  part  of  a  basket  resting  on  the  back  fr  L.  dorsum 
  back  See  {Dorsal},  and  cf  {Dosel}.]  [Written  also  {dorser} 
  and  {dorsel}.] 
  1.  A  pannier,  or  basket. 
 
  To  hire  a  ripper's  mare,  and  buy  new  dossers. 
  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  A  hanging  tapestry;  a  dorsal.