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dautie

[daw-tee, dah-] /ˈdɔ ti, ˈdɑ-/
noun, Scot.
1.
a darling.
Origin of dautie
1670-1680
1670-80; daut + -ie
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  • It's a trowth—but a sair pity, my dautie (daughter—darling).

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald

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