To give one the dor
Dor Dor, n. [Cf. {Dor} a beetle, and {Hum}, {Humbug}.] A trick, joke, or deception. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

{To give one the dor}, to make a fool of him. [Archaic] --P. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]


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