doggery
noun (plural -geries) Date: 1830 a cheap saloon ; dive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • doggery — /daw geuh ree, dog euh /, n., pl. doggeries. 1. doglike behavior or conduct, esp. when surly. 2. dogs collectively. 3. rabble; mob. 4. Older Slang. a place where liquor is sold; saloon. [1605 15; DOG + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • doggery — n. doglike behavior or conduct; dogs collectively; mob; place where liquor is sold (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doggery — dog·gery …   English syllables

  • doggery — /ˈdɒgəri/ (say doguhree) noun (plural doggeries) 1. doggish behaviour or conduct; mean or mischievous action. 2. dogs collectively. 3. rabble; canaille …   Australian English dictionary

  • doggery — ˈdȯgərē, ri sometimes ˈdäg noun ( es) Etymology: dog (I) + ery 1. : doglike behavior; usually : mean or mischievous actions 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mob — n 1. rabble, rout, surge; horde, Huns, barbarians, Inf. mob scene. 2. crowd, throng, multitude, force, host, legion, mass; herd, pack, swarm, flock, drove, bevy, shoal, school, gaggle; jam, press, crush; tribe, crew, band, troop, group, company,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rabble — n 1. crowd, mob, throng; horde; Inf. mob scene, rout, surge. 2. the rabble the common people, commonalty, the masses, the hoi polloi, proletariat, rank and file, commoners, the lower classes, peasantry; trash, riffraff, canaille, doggery, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • riffraff — n 1. the hoi polloi, the rabble, the masses, proletariat, rank and file, commoners, the lower classes, peasantry, the common people, commonalty; trash, canaille, doggery, Inf. the great unwashed, scum, ragtag and bobtail, flotsam and jetsam,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scum — n 1. film, covering, sheet, layer; spume, foam, froth. 2. dregs, lees, settlings, deposit; offscourings, remains, leftovers; remainder, residue, residuum; scoria, dross, recrement, slag; refuse, waste, garbage, discarded matter. 3. rabble,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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