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doiled

[doild] /dɔɪld/
adjective, Scot.
1.
stupid; foolish; crazed.
Origin of doiled
1505-1515
1505-15; compare Middle English deolen, dolen to grieve < Anglo-French, Old French duel-, tonic stem of doleir < Latin dolēre to grieve; see dole2
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  • Fust place then, you mind hearing of the man as gi'ed that doiled zany of a blacksmith such a turn—how long agone was it?

    Perlycross R. D. Blackmore

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