Definition of Donsy
1. donsie [adj] - See also: donsie
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Literary usage of Donsy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1853 [She brought some letters] to my room, to keep me from feeling " donsy."—Yale Lit. Mug., xvii. 223. ..."
2. Henry St. John, Gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the County of Prince by John Esten Cooke (1859)
"It was there that I remember leaning through the window, and swearing back at Tag, when I went to get donsy for Lanky Lugg. It was there that the noble ..."
3. Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness by Gaelic Society of Inverness (1895)
"The converse of sonas is donas, which appears in the songs as donsy. In its proper meaning of evil it occurs in Davidson's " Seasons "— " There cam a batch ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"In the same way ' seen' is used for saw ; ' had went,' for had gone, &c. Done man, nh. a worn-out old man. Donse, sb. the devil. donsy, Dauncey, adj. sick; ..."
5. The Yale Literary Magazine by Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg, Yale University (1853)
"... keep me from feeling ' donsy.' I read them all through and have picked out a few at random for the edification of the public. ..."