A word of South African origin, meaning to have a nap or just crash at someone's place for the night
I'm dossing at Jake's tonight bru
Can I doss at your place tonight?
Imma have a quick doss
Yep that bird's just dossing on the telephone line
a term used to describe paying to stay on somebodies couch/sofa (particularly a London term amongst Antipodeans' and South Africans). Generally it is considered (rule of thumb) in recent years to be £5 per night plus helping out with groceries etc).
I hear he is "dossing" at her place
I hope he is paying the usual £5 to doss at your place.
I'm just "dossing" until I find my own place.
When you are flatting, and you want cheaper rent, you can rent your room to someone else and pay a reduced (and afore agreed) rent. Since you no longer have a room, you sleep on the couch.
The act of subleting your room and sleeping on the couch is called dossing.
Jodi can't afford her rent since she got dumped, so she's been dossing. The new chick is pretty cool.