wittol


wit·tol

noun \ˈwi-təl\

Definition of WITTOL

1
archaic :  a man who knows of his wife's infidelity and puts up with it
2
archaic :  a witless person

Origin of WITTOL

Middle English wetewold, from weten, witen to know + cokewold cuckold — more at wit
First Known Use: 15th century

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