Definition for DOLT

DOLT, n. [G. tölpel; Sax. dol; W. dol. Qu. dull. The Gothic has dwala, foolish, stupid; Sax. dwolian, to wander. The Sw. has dvala, to sleep or be drowsy; Dan. dvale, sound sleep; D. doolen, and dwaalen, to wander.]

A heavy, stupid fellow; a blockhead; a thick-skull. – Sidney. Swift.

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