- a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson
How To Use dominie In A Sentence
- At that, dominie, I lost patience, and I whispered, fierce-like, 'Keep your foot to yoursel', you limmer! ' The Little Minister
- The dominie was a rare visitor at the club after that, though he outlived poor Auld Licht Idyls
- He'll be hamesick ere a twelvemonth, laird," said the dominie; and the laird answered fretfully, "A twelvemonth is a big slice o 'life to fling awa in far countries. Scottish sketches
- I refused to taste the brimming glass, even when the pastor of the household, a genial "dominie," rallied me upon my abstinence. The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)
- When the dominie was a younger man he had first clashed with the minister during Mr. Rattray's attempts to do away with some old customs that were already dying by inches. Auld Licht Idylls
- When she learns that he has been secretly having an affair with the tutor she joins her in attempting to oust the hapless dominie.
- Gavin's reinstalment in the chair year after year was made by the disappointed dominie the subject of some tart verses which be called an epode, but Gavin crushed him when they were read before the club. Auld Licht Idyls
- There is a rather nervous disclaimer aimed at dominies who suffer from a humour bypass.
- The dominie was the master of the sports, assisted by the neighbouring farmers, some of whom might be elders of the church. Auld Licht Idylls
- The dominie was the master of the sports, assisted by the neighboring farmers, some of whom might be elders of the church. Auld Licht Idyls