- (obsolete) dazed; foolish; infatuated
- 1579, Immeritô [pseudonym; Edmund Spenser], “Marche. Aegloga Tertius.”, in The Shepheardes Calender: […], London: Printed by Hugh Singleton, […], OCLC 606515406; republished as The Shepheardes Calender, […], imprinted at London: By Iohn Wolfe for Iohn Harrison the yonger, […], 1586, OCLC 837880809:
- Willy, I ween thou be assot.
- (obsolete, transitive) To besot; to befool; to infatuate.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for assot in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
assot m (plural assots)