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Thread #54922 Message #2639921
Posted By: Azizi
24-May-09 - 01:15 PM
Thread Name: Origins: 'Dony' / Doney
Subject: RE: Origins: 'Dony' / Doney
A doney (hoss, mule, girlfriend) may be any color.
I stand corrected, Q. You certainly know more about mules than I do. :o)
Btw, I got the spelling "Doña" from a couple of sentences in your 03 Dec 03 - 06:40 PM post to this thread. Here's one o those sentences:
"Formal usage of the word 'was in English writing in the 17th c. before immigrants to America were looking much beyond the piedmont. "