a cigarette end or stub. A word like dub, used by vagrants and working-class speakers. The Oxford English Dictionary first recorded the word in use in Glasgow in 1975. It may be a dialectal form of 'dowse(d)' or a contraction of 'stubbed-out'.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Dout — Dout, v. t. [Do + out. Cf. {Doff}.] To put out. [Obs.] It douts the light. Sylvester. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dout — dout; dout·er; …   English syllables

  • dout — v. put out, extinguish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dout — [daʊt] (also dowt) chiefly Scottish verb extinguish (a fire or light). noun a cigarette end. Origin C16 (as v.): contr. of do out …   English new terms dictionary

  • dout — Noun. A cigarette butt. Scottish use, Glasgow? …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • dout — ˈdau̇t, ˈdüt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: do (I) + out dialect : to put out : extinguish …   Useful english dictionary

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  • douter — dout·er …   English syllables

  • das —  dout …   Hochdeutsch - Plautdietsch Wörterbuch

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