dominie dominie


  • (n) a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson



  1. Its gist: A dispirited dominie is cheered on Christmas Eve by remembering that at the Last Supper, Christ offered the wine to Judas Iscariot.
  2. Then one day the dominie came calling to ask why Harry had not been in school for quite a while.
  3. If the proceeds are to be devoted to the ladies' sewing circle or the dominie's vacation, no sin is perceived and the local prosecutor, whoever or wherever he may be.
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anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /