Word History


Middle English, short for assotted, past participle of assotten to be a fool, make a fool of, become infatuated, from Old French assoter, asoter to treat as a fool, from a- (from Latin ad-) + sot fool

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“Sotted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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