dooty

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dooty

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of duty
    • 1861, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Volume 7, Issue 42, April, 1861[1]:
      Glad to see you back at the post of dooty.
    • 1907, Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams, The Mystery[2]:
      When we gets back to the old Laughing Lass, then we drops back into our dooty again all right and proper.
    • 1910, Horatio Alger, Jr., Jack's Ward[3]:
      It's your dooty to do just as she tells you, and you'll do right.