dout

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dout

(daʊt)
vb (tr)
to extinguish (a fire)
n
a person who douts

Dout

 of wildcats: a company of wildcats. See also destruction.
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In many neighbourhoods it was as if the lights had been dowted permanently, whilst any freshness in the air was driven out by the smells of industrial pollution.
Henry Browne, seeing George's condition, said, 'give hym noe more for he dowted he had ynoughe already' and 'commeng from the hurt man', said again 'that he had sped hym' with his own blow to George's leg.
They were built hard and fast by factories in neighbourhoods where the light was dowted and the fresh air was sullied by the pollution of industry and the crowding together of buildings.