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1 the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977 [syn: Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy]
2 mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'

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see DOE



  • (UK): /dəʊ/, /d@U/
  • (US): , /doʊ/, /doU/
    Rhymes: -əʊ



  1. A female antelope, deer or goat.
  2. A female rabbit or hare.
  3. A female squirrel.


  • (female deer): hind (female red deer)


female deer
female rabbit or hare
female squirrel
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  1. alternative spelling of do
    1620 Mayflower Compact
    1. ...a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God...




  1. first-person singular present tense of doen
  2. imperative of doen

Extensive Definition

  • Doe: A deer.. a female deer.
Doe may also refer to:
DOE or DoE can be an acronym or initialism for:
doe in German: DoE
doe in French: DOE
doe in Italian: DOE

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Belgian hare, Cape elk, Partlet, Virginia deer, antelope, biddy, billy, billy goat, bitch, bossy, brood mare, buck, bunny, camel, camelopard, caribou, cottontail, cow, deer, deerlet, doeling, dromedary, eland, elk, ewe, ewe lamb, fallow deer, fawn, filly, gazelle, giraffe, gnu, goat, guinea hen, gyp, hare, hart, hartebeest, he-goat, heifer, hen, hind, jackrabbit, jenny, kaama, kid, lapin, leporide, leveret, lioness, mare, moose, mountain goat, mule deer, musk deer, nanny, nanny goat, okapi, peahen, rabbit, red deer, reindeer, roe, roe deer, roebuck, she-bear, she-goat, she-lion, slut, sow, springbok, stag, tigress, vixen, wildebeest
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