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Today's word is:
(also bonnie) chiefly Scottish N. Engl.
adjective ( -nier , -niest )
- attractive; beautiful : A bonny lass.
- (of a baby) Plump and healthy-looking.
- Sizable; considerable (usually expressing approval) : It's worth a thousand pounds, a bonny sum.
noun ( my bonny) poetic/literary
- Used as a form of address for one's beloved or baby.
ORIGIN: late 15th cent.: perhaps related to Old French bon 'good.'