stogy
noun see stogie

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stogy — Sto gy, a. [Etym. uncertain. Cf. {Stocky}.] heavy; coarse; clumsy. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stogy — Sto gy, n.; pl. {Stogies}. [Written also {stogie}.] [Colloq.] 1. A stout, coarse boot or shoe; a brogan. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A kind of cheap, but not necessary inferior, cigar made in the form of a cylindrical roll. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stogy — /stoh gee/, n., pl. stogies. 1. a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar. 2. a coarse, heavy boot or shoe. Also, stogie. [1840 50, Amer.; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • stogy — n. type of cheap cigar; type of heavy shoe or boot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stogy — [ stəʊgi] (also stogie) noun (plural stogies) N. Amer. a long, thin, cheap cigar. Origin C19 (orig. as stoga): short for Conestoga in Pennsylvania …   English new terms dictionary

  • stogy — sto·gy …   English syllables

  • stogy — sto•gy or sto•gie [[t]ˈstoʊ gi[/t]] n. pl. gies 1) a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar 2) clo a coarse, heavy boot or shoe • Etymology: 1840–50, amer.; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + y II …   From formal English to slang

  • stogy —   n. cheap cigar …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • stogy — n. (also stogie) (pl. ies) US 1 a long narrow roughly made cigar. 2 a rough heavy boot. Etymology: orig. stoga, short for Conestoga in Pennsylvania …   Useful english dictionary

  • stogie — Stogy Sto gy, n.; pl. {Stogies}. [Written also {stogie}.] [Colloq.] 1. A stout, coarse boot or shoe; a brogan. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A kind of cheap, but not necessary inferior, cigar made in the form of a cylindrical roll. [Webster 1913 Suppl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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