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doss about

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
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doss around

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
See also: around, doss

doss down

slang To lie down and sleep. I was so tired that I just dossed down in the middle of the living room.
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doss down (for some time)

Sl. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance. It's midnight: time to doss down.
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doss down (for some time)

in. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance.
See also: doss, down, time

doss down

verb
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DOSS levels in the plume matched what would be expected if the dispersants remained with the oil.
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ONS member Deborah Doss, RN, multiple myeloma clinical research nurse at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA, recalls that through her years of experience managing patients on clinical trial protocols, she found her niche in clinical trials specific to patients with myeloma.
The first joint operations began at the weekend against FDLR (rebel) centers," Alan Doss, head of the U.
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