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 Doldrums (The).Dole, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dole,
 
lamentation, from the Latin doleo, to grieve.   1
        “He [the dwarf] found the dead bodies, wherefore he made great dole.”—S. Lanier: King Arthur, book i. chap. xiv.
 


 Doldrums (The).Dole, 

 
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