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adverb, adjective
  1. dozing; napping: a cat adoze by the fireside.
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Origin of adoze

First recorded in 1845–50; a-1 + doze1
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Examples from the Web for adoze

Historical Examples of adoze

  • Cricket was about the one thing he really cared for; as a chemistry specialist he spent most of his day adoze in the laboratory.

    The Loom of Youth

    Alec Waugh