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or stogie

[stoh-gee] /ˈstoʊ gi/
noun, plural stogies.
a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar.
a coarse, heavy boot or shoe.
Origin of stogy
1840-50, Americanism; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + -y2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Mr. Tutt readjusted his spectacles and slowly selected a stogy from the bundle in the dusty old cigar box.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train
  • Mr. Tutt took a sip from the tumbler of malt and relit his stogy.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train
  • The driver was almost as ancient as the car, a bearded fellow with a stogy stuck between his teeth and a crushed hat on his head.

    Jubilation, U.S.A. G. L. Vandenburg
  • He spat the remaining filaments of his stogy from the window and fished out another.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train
  • Mr. Tutt simultaneously removed his stogy with one hand and his stovepipe with the other.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • The mercantile houses, the stogy factories and the garment factories are employers of Jewish girls.

  • An' if this stogy continues t' behave, we'll say no more about the vanishin' leddy.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
  • In the stogy industry, the Polish women, some of them married and others immigrant girls, have the inferior and unpleasant work.

  • He drew fiercely on his stogy, which being desiccated flared like a Roman candle.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train
  • It certainly had the merit of cheapness, if that be a merit in tobacco, and I experimented with the stogy.

    Mark Twain's Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for stogy


noun (pl) -gies
(US) any long cylindrical inexpensive cigar
Word Origin
C19: from stoga, short for Conestoga, a town in Pennsylvania
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for stogy



A cigar

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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