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sonsy

[son-see] /ˈsɒn si/
adjective, sonsier, sonsiest. Scot. and North England, Irish English
1.
strong and healthy; robust.
2.
agreeable; good-natured.
Also, sauncy, sonsie.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; sonse prosperity, good fortune (Middle English (Scots) < Scots Gaelic sonas, MIr sonus, derivative of sona prosperous, happy, Old Irish son) + -y1; cf. donsie
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British Dictionary definitions for sonsy

sonsy

/ˈsɒnsɪ/
adjective (Scot & Irish, English, dialect) -sier, -siest
1.
plump; buxom; comely
2.
cheerful; good-natured
3.
lucky
Word Origin
C16: from Gaelic sonas good fortune
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