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Dout

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A contraction of do-out, as don is of do-on, doff of do-off, and dup of do-up.

In Devonshire and other southern counties they still say Dout the candle and Dout the fire. In some counties extinguishers are called douters.        

“The dram of base


Doth all the noble substance dout.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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