dykes ultimately went to prison for his crimes and now lives in Portland as a registered sex offender.
But neither has quite the punch of the original lesbian rallying cry: “In Amerika, They Call Us dykes.”
dykes eventually went to prison for his crimes and is now living in Portland, as a registered sex offender.
The Avengers zapped the school with a marching band, with the women singing “Oh when the dykes come marching in.”
The agents in the FBI command vehicle were able to monitor dykes in the shelter as they kept talking to him.
Up to the very top of the dykes was a turbulent waste of waters.
This bell can see as far away as the towers and dykes of Rotterdam.
Whereupon Mr. dykes repeated more or less what he had said to the engineer concerning the Captain's apparent want of enterprise.
With more green in it, perhaps; you know the lovely colour on the dykes in the marshes?
The dykes, tasked beyond their strength, burst in every direction.
1931, American English, perhaps a shortening of morphadike, dialectal garbling of hermaphrodite; but bulldyker "engage in lesbian activities" is attested from 1921, and a source from 1896 lists dyke as slang for "the vulva."
[T]he word appears first in the long forms, bulldiker and bulldyking, both used in the 1920s by American blacks. No African antecedents have been found for the term, however, which leads to the possibility that this is basically just another backcountry, barnyard word, perhaps a combination of BULL and DICK. [Rawson]
Old English dic "trench, ditch; an earthwork with a trench; moat," from Proto-Germanic *dik- (cf. Old Norse diki "ditch, fishpond," Old Frisian dik "mound, dam," Middle Dutch dijc "mound, dam, pool," Dutch dijk "dam," German Deich "embankment"), from PIE root *dheigw- "to pierce, fasten" (cf. Sanskrit dehi- "wall," Old Persian dida "wall, stronghold, fortress," Persian diz).
At first "an excavation," later (late 15c.) applied to the resulting earth mound; a sense development paralleled by cognate forms in many other languages. This is the northern variant of the word that in the south of England yielded ditch (n.).
: That woman lives with her dyke daughter and her dyke daughter-in-law
A lesbian, esp one who takes an aggressive role; bulldyke
[1930s+; origin uncertain and much debated; perhaps fr a shortening of morphodyke, dialectal and substandard pronunciation of ''hermaphrodite,'' perhaps influenced by dick, ''penis''; a source of 1896 lists dyke, ''the vulva'']