doddered

adjective
dod·​dered | \ ˈdä-dərd How to pronounce doddered (audio) \

Definition of doddered

1 : deprived of branches through age or decay a doddered oak

First Known Use of doddered

1697, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for doddered

probably alteration of dodded, from past participle of English dialect dod to lop, from Middle English dodden

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“Doddered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doddered. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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