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or dor·my

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adjective Golf.
  1. (of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.
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Origin of dormie

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for dormier



  1. golf (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to playdormie three
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Word Origin

C19: of unknown origin
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