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Dickey

Dickey Meaning & Definition
Dickey Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dickey?

[n] a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
[n] (British English) a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
[adj] (British informal) faulty; "I've got this dicky heart"- John le Carre

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dickey: dickey-seat | dickie | dickie-seat | dicky | dicky | dicky-seat | impaired | shirtfront

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dickey:

See Also | backseat | insert | inset | shirt

Dickey In Webster's Dictionary

\Dick"ey\, Dicky \Dick"y\, n. 1. A seat behind a carriage, for a servant. 2. A false shirt front or bosom. 3. A gentleman's shirt collar. [Local, U. S.]
\Dick"ey\, 1. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw hat. [Slang] 2. One of various animals; specif.: (a) A donkey. (b) Any small bird; -- called also {dickey bird}. [Colloq.] (c) The hedge sparrow. [Dial. Eng.] (d) The haddock. 3. In a carriage: (a) A seat for the driver; -- called also {dickey box}. (b) A seat at the back for servants.

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