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dautie

[daw-tee, dah-]
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noun Scot.
  1. a darling.
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Origin of dautie

First recorded in 1670–80; daut + -ie
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Historical Examples

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

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald