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verb (used without object)
  1. dote.
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Examples from the Web for doated

Historical Examples of doated

  • But better than his own immortal soul, he loved and doated upon gold!

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327


  • She did try them, and Anthony doated on the wonder of her face.

  • He had no other children except Edgar and Melissa, on whom he doated.

    Alonzo and Melissa

    Daniel Jackson, Jr.

  • Potts doated on his limbs with a butcher's eye for prize joints.

  • He doated on the diverse aspect of the gallant woman of the world.

British Dictionary definitions for doated


  1. (intr) a variant (now rare) spelling of dote
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