Doxies
Doxy Dox"y, n.; pl. {Doxies}. [See {Duck} a pet.] A loose wench; a disreputable sweetheart. --Shak. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • doxy — doxy1 /dok see/, n., pl. doxies. 1. opinion; doctrine. 2. religious views. Also, doxie. [1720 30; extracted from HETERODOXY, ORTHODOXY] doxy2 /dok see/, n., pl. doxies. 1. an immoral woman; prostitute. 2. Archaic …   Universalium

  • doxy — I. /ˈdɒksi/ (say doksee) noun (plural doxies) an opinion or doctrine, especially concerning religious matters. Also, doxie. {abstracted from orthodoxy, heterodoxy, etc.} II. /ˈdɒksi/ (say doksee) noun (plural doxies) Archaic …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dell — Dell, n. [AS. del, akin to E. dale; cf. D. delle, del, low ground. See {Dale}.] 1. A small, retired valley; a ravine. [1913 Webster] In dells and dales, concealed from human sight. Tickell. [1913 Webster] 2. A young woman; a wench. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doxy — Dox y, n.; pl. {Doxies}. [See {Duck} a pet.] A loose wench; a disreputable sweetheart. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doxy — also doxie noun (plural doxies) Etymology: perhaps modification of obsolete Dutch docke doll, from Middle Dutch Date: 1515 1. floozy, prostitute 2. mistress 4a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heterodoxy — noun (plural doxies) Date: 1659 1. the quality or state of being heterodox 2. a heterodox opinion or doctrine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • orthodoxy — noun (plural doxies) Date: 1630 1. the quality or state of being orthodox 2. an orthodox belief or practice 3. capitalized a. Eastern Orthodox Christianity b. Orthodox Judaism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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