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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Dotage, n. [ME. (14th c.), f. Dote v.2] Lack of sound mind; madness, folly. — 1513 Doug. iv. Prol. 224.
In brutall appetite … and wiid dotage
Ib. vi. Prol. 21; etc.
Lyke dremys or dotage in the monys cruke

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