From Hull AWE
- The proper noun Doth is a shortened girl's name.
|Short form||Long form||Informal or written||Other short forms||Remarks|
|Doth||Dorothy||written AND informal||Doll; Dottie; Dodo||Dorothy is the same name as Dorothea (and the obsolete Dorate), and the same abbreviations are used for both.|
- Note that any informal form may be spelled in different ways. Notably, any spelling listed that ends in '-ie' may be written with the ending '-y', and vice versa.
- doth was the 3rd person singular present tense form of the verb 'to do' until the Early Modern English period , ceasing to be normal usage during the 17th century, appproximately (see Verb-endings in older English. It is a contraction of the normal ending for this form -eth, running the vowels '-o-' and '-e-' together.