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dormie

[dawr-mee] /ˈdɔr mi/
adjective, Golf.
1.
(of a player or side in match play) being in the lead by as many holes as are still to be played.
Also, dormy.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; origin uncertain
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dormie

/ˈdɔːmɪ/
adjective
1.
(golf) (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to play: dormie three
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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