doty

adjective

ˈdōt|ē,
-ōt|,
|i
-er/-est
1
of timber : affected by incipient or partial decay often with discoloration
2
South : weak-minded
especially : having the mentality impaired in old age

Word History

Etymology

dote entry 1 + -y

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“Doty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doty. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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