dolour

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman dolour, mainland Old French dolor (modern douleur), from Latin dolor (pain, grief).

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dolour (countable and uncountable, plural dolours)

  1. (literary) A painful grief or suffering.

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dolour f (oblique plural dolours, nominative singular dolour, nominative plural dolours)

  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of dulur
    qi purroit penser ou ymaginer la dolour et les peynes qe vous, ma douz Dame, endurastes.
    Who could think of or imagine the pain and the suffering that you, my dear lady, have endured.