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Dotard
    2017-October-26  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: What’s the name of that old lady who moved in across the street last week?

B: Marilyn. You are a real dotard to have forgotten it so easily.

Note: This term refers to an old person with impaired intellect, one in his or her dotage. An old word, it was used by Geoffrey Chaucer in “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” among the best-known of his “Canterbury Tales.” The adjective form is “dotardly.” The suffix “-ard” is a noun suffix often seen in derogative terms, such as “bastard,” “coward” and “drunkard.”

 

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