doating

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Verb[edit]

doating

  1. (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.

Noun[edit]

doating (plural doatings)

  1. Obsolete form of doting.
    • 1865, The Sunday Magazine (page 98)
      [] infinite love, and grace, and condescension, and fatherly yearnings, and conjugal doatings []

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