donnard

donnard

[don-erd]
adjective Chiefly Scot.
stunned; dazed.
Also, donnered.


Origin:
1715–25; past participle of Scots donnar, donner to daze, stun, frequentative of Middle English donen, dinen, Old English dynian to make a din

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donnert, donnard or donnered (ˈdɒnərt, ˈdɒnərd)
 
adj
(Scot) stunned
 
[C18: from Scottish dialect donner to astound, perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder, from Middle Dutch donder thunder]
 
donnard, donnard or donnered
 
adj
 
[C18: from Scottish dialect donner to astound, perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder, from Middle Dutch donder thunder]
 
donnered, donnard or donnered
 
adj
 
[C18: from Scottish dialect donner to astound, perhaps from Dutch donderen to thunder, from Middle Dutch donder thunder]

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