Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOWTER, Daowter, n. Variant forms of Eng. daughter (Ork.1 1940, daowter, Bwk. 1942 Wettstein; Rxb. 1942 Zai). [′dʌutər] Ork. 1912  J. Spence in Old-Lore Misc. V. ii. 69:
Manse haed ae dowter, an' shu was as bonnie a lass as luk tae tha sun.

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