variants or less commonly duit
: an old coin of the Netherlands and Dutch controlled territories equal to about ¹/₈ stiver

Word History


Dutch duit; akin to Old Norse thveiti small coin, thveita to hew

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of doit was in 1592

Dictionary Entries Near doit

Cite this Entry

“Doit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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