bonnie

Definitions

  • Up with the Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee
    Up with the Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bonnie very pleasing to the eye "my bonny lass","there's a bonny bay beyond","a comely face","young fair maidens"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Brian Epstein, a record store owner in London, was asked by a customer for a copy of the record, "My Bonnie", by a group known as The Silver Beatles. He didn’t have it in stock so he went to the Cavern Club to check out the group. He signed to manage them in a matter of days and renamed them The Beatles.
    • a Bonnie See Bonny a.
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Quotations

  • Emily Bronte
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    “A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Scot,

Usage

In literature:

I shall never forget the bonny dresses of the riders.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith" by D. M. Moir
Two told me I was a bonnie lassie.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
Even bonnie Prince Charlie was allowed to go there.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Oh, the bonny men and the bonny horses!
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
Leddy Celestie, Sandy Testie, Bonnie poppy-show.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
Gee mee a grip o' yer wee fists, ye bonny boys.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
Ay waiting, my bonny dooie (little dove).
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Ay, but you're a good child, and you're bonnie, too.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
There were three of them, Bonny-Belle, Bess, and Buttercup.
"Five Little Friends" by Sherred Willcox Adams
Willie instantly looses the knots and takes out the kaims, and his wife presents him with a bonny young son.
"Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth" by Frank Sidgwick
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In poetry:

"Her corn grows ripe,
her meadows grow green,
But in bonnie Dinnibristle
I darena be seen."
"The Bonnie Earl Moray" by Andrew Lang
I cannot o'erskip
Her bonny red lip,
All hung with melting kisses,
For her true love to sip.
"A Head Piece." by Samuel Bamford
"Tell me, thou bonny bird,
When shall I marry me?"
"When six braw gentlemen
Kirkward shall carry ye."
"Proud Maisie" by Sir Walter Scott
"Bonny lassie, rosy lassie,
Ken ye what is care?
Had ye ever a thought, lassie,
Made yer hertie sair?"
"Ower The Hedge" by George MacDonald
As bonnie lasses I hae seen,
And mony full as braw,
But for a modest gracefu' mien
The like I never saw.
"Handsome Nell" by Robert Burns
He was a braw gallant,
And he playd at the glove;
And the bonny Earl of Murray,
Oh he was the Queen's love!
"The Bonnie Earl Moray" by Andrew Lang

In news:

In other notable results, Bonnie and Richard Simonds won a Monday level for the second straight week.
The first video from Bonnie Raitt's 'Slipstream,' her first new album in seven years, has hit the web.
Bonnie Raitt's Reggae-Inspired ' Right Down the Line'.
On April 10th, Bonnie Raitt will release her first album in seven years, and it's the first on her newly minted label Redwing Records.
Bonnie Raitt's Reggae-Inspired 'Right Down the Line'.
Bonny Schumaker, rocket scientist , commercial airline pilot, and animal lover extraordinaire, made a new friend on a recent visit to a farm in Baldwin County.
(Bonnie Jo Mount/ The Washington Post ).
A Columbia police officer ropes off the street to keep bystanders and media at a safe distance Monday on Bonny Linn Drive.
Stinnett/The Gleaner Bonnie Thomas, left, and Marsha Royster are united in spreading a message of awareness during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Tony and Bonnie Ruble of Steubenville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Mae, to Adam Trifonoff, son of John Trifonoff Sr. And Roberta and Rich Donnelly.
Thugs, 'Bonnie & Clyde' run afoul of cops.
Bonnie Erbe is a contributing editor at US News & World Report and hosts PBS's weekly news analysis program, To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbe.
MIDDLEBURY Mary Hogan Elementary School Principal Bonnie Bourne and Associate Principal Tom Buzzell will welcome Mary Hogan students and families to the 2008-09 school year.
"Bonnie and Clyde," the Work of Seminal Cinematographer Jack Cardiff, and a Hong Kong Film Fest: Movie Tickets.
Senor Oz, Nezbeat, Fat Sal, and Miles Bonny are all spinning at RecordBar tonight.
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In science:

Also Tom Rosenblum at the Rockefeller Archives for bringing Fermi’s correspondence to our attention and Bonnie Sherwood for typing the original manuscript.
On the Theory of Collisions between Atoms and Electrically Charged Particles
My interest in astronomy was inspired by Darla Casey and Bonnie Osbourne, and was nurtured by Brian Montgomery, Rick Letherer, and Ed Fitzpatrick. I also owe thanks to my parents and the rest of my family in Oregon, who always believed in me and never questioned my sometimes impractical decisions.
Computational Asteroseismology
These lectures are dedicated to the memory of Bonnie M.
Lectures on Nongeometric Flux Compactifications
The authors would like to thank Bonnie Dorr, Jimmy Lin, Saif Mohammad, Judith L.
Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks
Pollack et al., 1982] Martha Pollack, Julia Hirschberg, and Bonnie Webber.
Discourse and Deliberation: Testing a Collaborative Strategy
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