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- n. The state or quality of being bonny.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being bonny; gayety; handsomeness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being bonny; beauty.
- n. Gaiety; blitheness.
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Her general effect was of a plump bonniness that might yield agreeably to an audacious arm.
One evening Ian outdid himself in bonniness and golden talk.
The face was less stern than she remembered it; it had yet some of the bloom and bonniness of his boyhood; renunciation had not written its deeper meaning in lines about the lips and eyes.