dogie
dogey do"gey (d[=o]"g[=e]), n. a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle. [Also spelled {dogy} and {dogie}.]

Syn: leppy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dogie — do gie (d[=o] g[=e]), n. a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle. [Also spelled {dogy} and {dogey}.] Syn: leppy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogie — motherless calf in a herd, 1887, cowboy slang, of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • dogie — ☆ dogie [dō′gē ] n. [< ?] West a stray or motherless calf …   English World dictionary

  • dogie — do·gie also do·gy (dō’gē) n. pl. do·gies Western US ▸ A stray or motherless calf. ╂ [Origin unknown.] Word History: In the language of the American West, a stray or motherless calf is known as a dogie. The origin of this word remains uncertain,… …   Word Histories

  • dogie — (origin uncertain, see below)    1) West: 1888. A motherless calf; a young, scrawny calf; a runt.    Alternate forms: doge, dogee, dogey, doghie, dogie calf, dogy, doughie.    2) Arizona, California: 1921. By extension, a motherless lamb. Also… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • dogie — dogy do gy (d[=o] g[=e]), n. a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle. [Also spelled {dogey} and {dogie}.] Syn: leppy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogie — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1888 chiefly West a motherless calf in a range herd …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogie — /doh gee/, n. Western U.S. a motherless calf in a cattle herd. Also, dogey, dogy. [1885 90, Amer.; orig. obscure; alleged to be doughg(uts) + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dogie — noun /ˈdəʊɡi/ A motherless calf in a range herd of cattle; a calf separated from its cow. Syn: bum calf, bummer, leppy …   Wiktionary

  • dogie — Synonyms and related words: Arab, Brahman, Indian buffalo, aurochs, beach bum, beachcomber, beef, beef cattle, beeves, beggar, birdling, bison, bo, bossy, bovine, bovine animal, buffalo, bull, bullock, bum, bummer, calf, carabao, castaway,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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