Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
DAMMISH, Daimis, Dameis, Damis, v. To stun, to stupefy (Abd. 1825 Jam.2, daimis), found only in ppl.adj. dammished, damised, dameist, stunned, bewildered; “inept, inert, inactive, stupified” (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl., damised).
Sc. 1721–22 R. Wodrow Hist. Sufferings Church of Scot. II. 25:
He was perfectly dammished with the stroke; and when he recovered his senses, he thought it convenient to ly still in the place as dead. Bnff. 1946 2 :
The ba' strack him fair on the broo' an' he wiz sair dammished. Abd. 1768 A. Ross Helenore 18:
Hallach'd an' dameist, an' scarce at her sell, Her limbs they faicked under her an fell.
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