Origin of -archy
Examples from the Web for archy
Contemporary Examples of archy
His guys are Archy, an African-American bassist who returned from the Gulf, who meets Nat, a white aficionado of vinyl.‘Telegraph Avenue’: Michael Chabon on His Obsessive Novel of Fandom
September 11, 2012
Historical Examples of archy
Gertie looked at Archy and then at the music-box, and Archy looked at the music-box and then at Gertie.
"Oh, mamma, we're going to the orchard to play," said Archy.
"Damn me if I do, then, Archy," broke in the old man roughly.
Sir Archy did not wait for the conclusion of this rambling reply.
"Well, Archy," said the O'Donoghue, addressing his brother-in-law.
n combining form
Word Origin 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).