Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull; melancholy; in bad health; in bad tune.

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  • Poor Angus entreated her hourly

    In wooing persistent and flowery,

    But to his dismay

    At end of the day

    He trudged home defeated and dowie.

    January 3, 2018

  • o edina I could ne'er part with thee but wi' a dowie heart

    Robert Fergusson

    December 4, 2008

  • my favourite scots word

    December 2, 2008