Definition of "doe" []

  • The female of a deer or related animal. (noun)
  • The female of various mammals, such as the hare, goat, or kangaroo. (noun)
  • The female of the deer, hare, rabbit, and certain other animals (noun)

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Use "doe" in a sentence
  • "Any deer that I kill, buck or doe, is a trophy to me."
  • "The stag, locking horns with a rival over the possession of a doe, is highly irrational; but the same stag, hiding its trail from the hounds by taking to water, is performing a highly rational act."
  • "Even if you get a doe tag for a buck only unit, through the special lottery system, it will be in a unit where taking even a doe is really difficult."