Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOMSIE, n. = Dominie (Bnff.2, Abd.2, Slg.3 1940). Abd. 1916 G. Abel Wylins 30:
Oor Domsie never took a wife.
em.Sc. (a) 1894 “I. Maclaren” Bonnie Brier Bush 9:
Domsie had an unerring scent for “pairts” in his laddies.

[Dom + -sie, dim. suff. with hypocoristic force; cf. Jimsie, Megsie, Betsy, etc.]

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