Dodipoll
Dodipate Dod"i*pate, Dodipoll Dod"i*poll, n. [Perh. fr. OE. dodden to cut off, to shear, and first applied to shaven-polled priests.] A stupid person; a fool; a blockhead. [1913 Webster]

Some will say, our curate is naught, an ass-head, a dodipoll. -- Latimer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dodipate — Dod i*pate, Dodipoll Dod i*poll, n. [Perh. fr. OE. dodden to cut off, to shear, and first applied to shaven polled priests.] A stupid person; a fool; a blockhead. [1913 Webster] Some will say, our curate is naught, an ass head, a dodipoll.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Wisdom of Doctor Dodypoll — [The term dodypoll, also spelled dodipoll, dodepole, and doddy poll among other variants, is an archaic colloquialism for a stupid or simple minded person; Manser and Apperson, pp. 149 50; Nares, Vol. 1, p. 247. Poll means head; the modern slang… …   Wikipedia

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