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- (obsolete) Present participle of doat; doting
- 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 88
- "Nowadays, the young people sit while their elders stand!" the Abbot succinctly said, riveting a curly-pated enfant de coeur lolling coxcombically beneath the nose of a doating Statilia.