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OTHER FORMS: Dorrit?
CONTRIBUTOR: Danielle Durward on 2/8/2004
Meaning & History
Means "guardian of the door, door-keeper" (cf. Durward
). A fictional bearer of the surname is Quentin Durward, eponymous hero of the novel (1823) by Sir Walter Scott.