Definition of Donsie

1. unlucky [adj] - See also: unlucky



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donsie

donor card
donor splice junction
donorcycle
donorcycles
donors
donorship
donorships
donour
donours
donpeacorite
dons
donship
donships
donsie (current term)
donsier
donsiest
donsy
dont
dontcha
donut
donut hole
donut holes
donutlike
donuts
donutted
donutting
donzel
donzels

Literary usage of Donsie

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"A Guid New-Year, t J. Their donsie tricks, their black mistakes, I've seen the day, and sae hae ye, Ye wad na been sae donsie, O. Dool [sorrow]. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"donsie, unlucky ; from the Gaelic donas, misfortune; the reverse of tanas, ... Their donsie tricks, their black mistakes, Their failings and mischances. ..."

3. The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe and More Especially by Charles Mackay (1877)
"donsie (Lowland Scotch) .—Unlucky. Their donne tricks, their black mistakes ... But perhaps donsie as signifying unlucky is from the Irish and Gaelic donas, ..."

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