wittol etymology

Middle English word wittol comes from Middle English witen (To know.), Middle English cokewold (Cuckold.)

Detailed word origin of wittol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
witen Middle English (enm) To know.
cokewold Middle English (enm) Cuckold.
witewold Middle English (enm) A man who is obliging about his wife's infidelity; an acquiescent cuckold.
wittol Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as wittol

Descendants of witen
weten wett witen witewold woth
Descendants of cokewold
cokewold cokolde