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- obsolete spelling of
1676, Aphra Behn, “The Town-Fop”, in The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. III:
- Ye all doat upon him, but he's not the Man you take him for.
1786, Robert Burns, “Song, Composed in Spring”, in Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns:
- --And maun I still on Menie doat, And bear the scorn that's in her e'e?
1825, William Hazlitt, The Spirit of the Age:
- We are so far advanced in the Arts and Sciences, that we live in retrospect, and doat on past atchievements.
doat (plural doats)
declension of doat