besot


be·sot

verb \bi-ˈsät, bē-\
be·sot·tedbe·sot·ting

Definition of BESOT

transitive verb
1
:  infatuate 2
2
:  to make dull or stupid; especially :  to muddle with drunkenness
be·sot·ted·ly adverb

Origin of BESOT

be- + sot (to stultify)
First Known Use: 1567

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