also DASYBERD, DAYSYBERD, DOSABERD, DOSEBEIRDE,
DOSEBERD, DOSSIBERD, DOZIBERD, DOZIBERDE
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The better form is prob. dasyberd = dazy-beard: see dazy a. inert, dull.
Mätzner compares LG. dösbârt, and the same notion appears in Lowland Sc. dulbart, dulbert = dull-beard, dullard.
c 1400 - The Romaunce of the Sowdone of Babylone;
see Example below
From: The Romaunce of the Sowdone of Babyloyne and of Ferumbras His Sone
who Conquerede Rome.
Copied from a Manuscript, Printed 1854