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Examples from the Web for doats
Joseph remains blest with his Fanny, whom he doats on with the utmost tenderness, which is all returned on her side.Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2
Mr A., with an ardent nature, and something of a histrionic turn, doats upon a fine rhetorical display.
Therefore it is that Levana often communes with the powers that shake man's heart: therefore it is that she doats upon grief.
No, not in the least—I am convinced that she loves me—nay, between ourselves, that she doats upon me.The Phantom Ship
Nor would I break for your sweet sakeA heart that doats on truer charms.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue
S. S. Curry
- (intr) a variant (now rare) spelling of dote
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