dautie

[ daw-tee, dah- ]
/ ˈdɔ ti, ˈdɑ- /
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noun Scot.

a darling.

Origin of dautie

First recorded in 1670–80; daut + -ie
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Examples from the Web for dautie

  • It's a trowth—but a sair pity, my dautie (daughter—darling).

    Salted With Fire|George MacDonald