For though it is fond of worms, and dotes on the berries of the mountain-ash, it has a perfect passion for snails.
The third is the love that “dotes yet doubts,” that doubts but never dies—no never.
He seems so kind of lonely, and he says he dotes on picnics.
And then turning to Frank she added: "My brother just dotes on church music!"
She dotes as perfectly upon the courtier, as her husband doth on her, and only wants the face to be dishonest.
It is so sad for him, for he dotes on her, and they are everything to each other.
By the way, that little brother of hers that she dotes on, Lancelot, goes to Thaleby this term.
She dotes on 'The Duchess,' and puts her last dime into Braddon.
Therefore it is that Levana often communes with the powers that shake man's heart: therefore it is that she dotes upon grief.
Ah, our little Germaine knows what it is to have a granny who dotes on her.
c.1200, "to be feeble-minded from age," from Middle Low German doten "be foolish," of unknown origin. Meaning "to be infatuated" is from late 15c. Related: Doted; dotes; doting.