Doopen Meaning

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The meaning of words often develop as the culture of the speakers advance through the stages of time. As time progresses words become lost to translation or distorted into an otherwise different meaning. Throughout its two century shelf life the meaning of “dope” has remained surprisingly constant. Although, not all of the meanings are similar, it all begins with the Dutch word doopen. According to Oxford dictionary, “doopen” which is the origin of dope meant to dip or mix, and is not very different from a more recent meaning of the word dope. To dope something is to add steroids to racing animals or a human to improve physical performance. Doping would be adding contaminates to a food or drink. It does not specify what has been added to the

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