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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dor \Dor\, n. [Cf. AS. dora drone, locust, D. tor beetle, L.
     taurus a kind of beetle. Cf. {Dormouse}.] (Zool.)
     A large European scaraboid beetle ({Geotrupes stercorarius}),
     which makes a droning noise while flying. The name is also
     applied to allied American species, as the {June bug}. Called
     also {dorr}, {dorbeetle}, or {dorrbeetle}, {dorbug},


     {dorrfly}, and {buzzard clock}.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dor \Dor\, v. t.
     To make a fool of; to deceive. [Obs.] [Written also {dorr}.]
     --B. Jonson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dorr \Dorr\, n.
     The dorbeetle; also, a drone or an idler. See 1st {Dor}.
     --Robynson (More's Utopia).
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dorr \Dorr\, v. t.
     1. To deceive. [Obs.] See {Dor}, v. t.
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     2. To deafen with noise. [Obs.] --Halliwell.
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From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:

  Dorr, MI
    Zip code(s): 49323

















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