dominie

noun
do·​mi·​nie | \ sense 1 is usually ˈdä-mə-nē How to pronounce dominie (audio) , sense 2 is usually ˈdō- How to pronounce dominie (audio) \

Definition of dominie

1 chiefly Scotland : schoolmaster
2 : clergyman

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Examples of dominie in a Sentence

a small village where the doctor and the dominie were the two pillars of society

First Known Use of dominie

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for dominie

Latin domine, vocative of dominus

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The first known use of dominie was in 1612

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“Dominie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dominie. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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