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noun (1)

plural -s
dialectal, British


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noun (2)

plural -s


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noun (3)

plural -s
chiefly Midland

Word History


Noun (1)

alteration of Middle English donek, dunoke

Noun (2)

by alteration

Noun (3)

probably alteration of donah

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“Doney.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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