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sotted

[ sot-id ]
/ ˈsɒt ɪd /
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adjective

drunken; besotted.

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Origin of sotted

1350–1400; Middle English, equivalent to sotten to be a sot (derivative of sot) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM sotted

un·sot·ted, adjective

Words nearby sotted

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Example sentences from the Web for sotted

  • By the time they cut my helmet away, the hematomae had crushed my brain into a pulpy, blood-sotted mess.

  • She Sotted her hair up anyhow, took off her clothes, and crept to bed, almost as if she were creeping to her tomb.

    Agatha's Husband|Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
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