dotage (n.)
doting, infatuation, excessive affection
AC I.i.1[Philo to Demetrius] this dotage of our general's / O'erflows the measure
AC I.ii.118.1[Antony to himself] These strong Egyptian fetters I must break, / Or lose myself in dotage
MA II.iii.168[Don Pedro to Leonato, of Beatrice] I would she had bestowed this dotage on me
MA II.iii.212[Don Pedro to Leonato, of Beatrice and Benedick] when they hold one an opinion of another's dotage
MND IV.i.46[Oberon to Puck, of Titania] Her dotage now I do begin to pity
Oth IV.i.27[Iago to Othello, of knaves] Who having by their own importunate suit / Or voluntary dotage of some mistress / Convinced or supplied them
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL