adjective doughtier, doughtiest.
1. steadfastly courageous and resolute; valiant.
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brave, bold, intrepid, fearless, dauntless.
Origin: before 1000; Middle English; Old English dohtig worthy, equivalent to *doht worth (cognate with Old High German toht; see dow, -th) + -ig -y; replacing Old English dyhtig, cognate with German tüchtig
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