To become foolish.

A sword is upon the Chaldeans, saith the LORD, and upon the inhabitants of Babylon, and upon her princes, and upon her wise men. A sword is upon the liars; and they shall DOTE: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed. ( Jeremiah 50:35-36 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Dote'". A King James Dictionary.