Dogberry

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Dogberry

constable who garbles every phrase he speaks. [Br. Drama: Benét, 277]

Dogberry

officious, inept constable. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]

Dogberry

ostentatiously and fastidiously examines prisoners. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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Other berries, eaten raw and not usually picked in large quantities, include teaberries, gooseberries, and dogberries.
Strumillo), Currants, gooseberries, dogberries, barberries For a great boiling of preserves When the faces of our housewives are reddened by their