Do"tage (?), n. [From Dote, v. i.]
Feebleness or imbecility of understanding or mind, particularly in old age; the childishness of old age; senility; as, a venerable man, now in his dotage.
Capable of distinguishing between the infancy and the dotage of Greek literature.
Foolish utterance; drivel.
The sapless dotages of old Paris and Salamanca.
Excessive fondness; weak and foolish affection.
The dotage of the nation on presbytery.
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