dose

Dose \Dose\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {dosing}.] [Cf. F. doser. See {Dose}, n.] 1. To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease; to form into suitable doses. [1913 Webster] 2. To give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need. [1913 Webster] A self-opinioned physician, worse than his distemper, who shall dose, and bleed, and kill him, ``secundum artem.'' -- South [1913 Webster] 3. To give anything nauseous to. [1913 Webster]