dominie

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noun do·mi·nie \sense 1 is usually ˈdä-mə-nē, sense 2 is usually ˈdō-\

Definition of dominie

  1. 1 chiefly Scotland :  schoolmaster

  2. 2 :  clergyman

Examples of dominie in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of dominie

Latin domine, vocative of dominus


First Known Use: 1612


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