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From the English dictionary:

doss pronunciation
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verb: {{en-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, British and Ireland) To avoid work, shirk, etc. I am going to doss tomorrow when the match is on.
  2. (intransitive, British, slang) To sleep in the open or in a derelict building because one is homeless I normally have to doss in shop doorways or park benches.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang) The avoidance of work. I am going to have a doss tomorrow.
  2. (slang) An easy piece of work. Circumnavigating the world in a canoe is no doss.
  3. (slang, dated) A place to sleep in; a bed.
  4. (slang, dated, by extension) Sleep.
adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. (Scotland) Useless or lazy. Generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt. Get a hauld o yersel, ye doss cunt!
  • dsos, sods

From the Vietnamese dictionary:

kính Alternative forms: kiếng (Southern dialects) pronunciation {{vi-pron}}
etymology 1 {{vi-etym-sino}}
noun: {{vi-noun}}
  1. glass
  2. eyeglasses
noun: {{vi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, chiefly in Southern dialects) mirror
Synonyms: kiếng, gương
etymology 2 {{vi-etym-sino}}
verb: {{vi-verb}}
  1. to respect

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