dought [dout] Examples verb
- a simple past tense of .
dow 1[dou, doh] verb (used without object), dowed or dought [dout] /daʊt/, dow·ing. Scot. and North England.
- to be able.
- to thrive; prosper; do well.
Origin of dow 1 before 900; Middle English dowen, doghen, Old English dugan to be worthy; cognate with German taugen; cf.Examples from the Web for dought Historical Examples of dought
Py undt py I saw his lips move undt I dought maype he vos praying.
Idt needed to pe so, I dought, as I lookedt aboudt me undt sized der place oop.
Hogg’s “Queen’s Wake” uses the perf.: “She turned away and dought luck nae mair.”
If I dought you said vot you zhoodn’t zay doo Shule, I vood shust drash you on der shpot!
A man may hav a perfek right to be born single, but I dought whether he haz a right tew continny on so.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for dought Dow noun