- (of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.
Origin of dormie
First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain
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- golf (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to playdormie three
C19: of unknown origin
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