wittol

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From Middle English witewold; likely a blend of witen (to know) + cockewold (cuckold), equivalent to wit +‎ cuckold

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wittol (plural wittols)

  1. (archaic) A man who knows or even condones his wife's enjoyment of coitus with another man or men; a contented cuckold.
  2. (UK, dialect, obsolete) A bird, the wheatear.

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