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Etymology 1 
- Obsolete spelling of doubt.
Etymology 2 
- (transitive, dialectal or obsolete) To put out; quench; extinguish; douse.
- The fire she lit was fanned rather than douted. ― Snowden.
Related terms 
- douter, a cone-shaped device with a handle for extinguishing a candle and stopping the smoke.