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doat

[doht] /doʊt/
verb (used without object)
1.
dote.
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  • These fish were also a pilot project to actually see how the fish would doat this location and in this water.
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doat

/dəʊt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) a variant (now rare) spelling of dote

dote

/dəʊt/
verb (intransitive)
1.
foll by on or upon. to love to an excessive or foolish degree
2.
to be foolish or weak-minded, esp as a result of old age
Derived Forms
doter, (now rarely) doater, noun
Word Origin
C13: related to Middle Dutch doten to be silly, Norwegian dudra to shake
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