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DOU or Dou may refer to:

  • Dou (surname) , a Chinese surname
    • Empress Dou (disambiguation), Chinese empresses surnamed Dou
  • Degree of unsaturation in chemistry
  • Dhammakaya Open University
  • Gerrit Dou (1613–1675), also known as Gerrit and Douw or Dow, a Dutch Golden Age painter
Dou (surname)

Dou is the Mandarin pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written in simplified Chinese and in traditional Chinese. It is romanized Tou in Wade–Giles. Dou is listed 39th in the Song dynasty classic text Hundred Family Surnames. As of 2008, it is the 219th most common surname in China, shared by 380,000 people.

Usage examples of "dou".

Leader Dou Ling, a stubborn grime covered bastard who acted as if he were in command of the Nung Yahtsu.

Leader Dou Ling, standing on a rubber mat wearing rubber boots and rubber gloves in front of the open electric plant high-voltage main distribution panel.

Either Dou fixed the electrical panel and the other fifty things that had exploded into flames when the American torpedo had hit, or they would remain dead in the water, easy prey for an American torpedo from another of their lurking submarines, or even from an over-the-horizon cruise missile.

American satellites until Dou completed his work in the engineering spaces.

Il y faut des airs de chanson, les airs les plus vifs et les plus doux, les chansons les plus gentilles, comme Girofle-Girofla ou Les Compagnons de la Marjolaine.

Many trees have been used: the saman, bread fruit, mango, mammet, sand box, pois doux, rubber, etc.

En ce temps-la, les matins etaient doux et limpides, les feuilles vertes frissonnaient innocemment sous la brise legere.

Apres quelques instants de contemplation silencieuse, Roger se tourna vers elle: --Est-il rien de plus doux, dit-il, que de laisser les yeux et la pensee se perdre dans ces profondeurs sombres?

Buloz assis par terre Lui fait de doux serments, Solange par derriere Gribouille ses romans.

Reve du duc de Naurouse, si tu veux, de son grand air, de sa mine fiere, de ses yeux doux, cela te fera trouver ton lit moins mauvais.

Et si tu veux jauer avec securite, Rends-moi mon doux ami, ces dons de l'amitie.

Manon's songs came to his head, and the sentimental melancholy of eighteenth century Paris with its gambling houses in the Palais Royal where people dishonored themselves in the presence of their stern Catonian fathers, and its billets doux written at little gilt tables, and its coaches lumbering in covered with mud from the provinces through the Porte d'Orleans and the Porte de Versailles.

But remember, I am not an English woman, and I do not look upon the exchanging of BILLET DOUX as a crime, and I vow I’.

Another billet doux was found in the biscuit tin in the larder, 'To my so-called wife.

Lorsque les filamens de cette pierre sont assez longs, assez doux, et assez flexibles, on parvient à les filer, sur-tout si on les mêle avec du lin.