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also dor·my  (dôr′mē)
Ahead of an opponent in a golf match by as many holes as there are holes remaining to be played.

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(ˈdɔːmɪ) or


(Golf) golf (of a player or side) as many holes ahead of an opponent as there are still to play: dormie three.
[C19: of unknown origin]
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Adj.1.dormie - in match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played; "he was dormie three and still lost the match"
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
up - being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up"
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