Definition for archy (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for archy
Archy lay there alone for a few moments, feeling strangely weak.
Archy's suspicions are awakened, and he climbs into the pork pie through an air hole, and prepares his soul for parlous times.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Well, away went Archy on board of the man-of-war, looking very gloomy, as you may suppose.Poor Jack|Frederick Marryat
If he is obstinate shoot him, do you hear—tell Bill to shoot him, 'Dead dogs'—you know the rest, Archy.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 2|Johannes Scotus
Archy was surprised at this at first, but he soon reasoned it out for himself.
British Dictionary definitions for archy
n combining form
Word Origin for -archy
Word Origin and History for archy
word-forming element meaning "rule," from Latin -archia, from Greek -arkhia "rule," from arkhos "leader, chief, ruler," from arkhe "beginning, origin, first place" (see archon).