Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
from 2005 supplement
DOCHTER, n. Add quots.: m.Sc. 1979 William J. Rae in Joy Hendry Chapman 23-4 (1985) 79:
Whaun the MacPuddock wis telt that Eck wis a guid sweemer, he decreet that his punishment should be tae act as bodygaird tae his dochter,... wm.Sc. 1985 Liz Lochhead Tartuffe 7:
He whispers in his ear and cries him brither,
Loves him mair than wife, dochter or mither. m.Sc. 1991 Donald Goodbrand Saunders in Tom Hubbard The New Makars 137:
Whilk o King Duncan's twa dochters
Is lookan tae be wad? Sh. 1994 Laureen Johnson in James Robertson A Tongue in Yer Heid 165:
Shö spak aboot her doughter back hame, on holiday wi da boyfreend. em.Sc. 2000 James Robertson The Fanatic 72:
'Frae the man that's mairrit on Lord Abbotshall's dochter,' Eleis said, laughing, 'that must come frae the hert.'
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Dochter n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 22 Jan 2022 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/sndns1207>
Try an Advanced Search