dammish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots dammish, probably from Middle English damagen. Doublet of damage.

Verb[edit]

dammish (third-person singular simple present dammishes, present participle dammishing, simple past and past participle dammished)

  1. (Scotland, obsolete) to stun, to stupefy
    • 1660, James Durham, A Commentarie Upon the Book of the Revelation
      I was benummed (as it were) and dammished with the sight of the excellent majesty and glory that I saw in him []

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle English damagen.

Verb[edit]

dammish (third-person singular simple present dammishes, present participle dammishin, simple past dammisht, past participle dammisht)

  1. to stun, to stupefy
  2. to bruise the surface of an apple or other fruit by a knock
  3. to injure, to damage (generally used as an expletive)