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  • n  a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson

  • They are rather folksy family gatherings of White House staffers and friends; the affairs are generally bland and ecumenical, presided over by a visiting dominie who seeks only the .
  • Rough as thistle and dour as dominie's broadcloth is the Scottish Presbyterian who last week took over as Great Britain's Minister of Information.
  • Its gist: A dispirited dominie is cheered on Christmas Eve by remembering that at the Last Supper, Christ offered the wine to Judas Iscariot.

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