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dickey

1

or dick·y, dick·ie

[dik-ee]
noun, plural dick·eys.
  1. an article of clothing made to look like the front or collar of a shirt, blouse, vest, etc., worn as a separate piece under another garment, as a jacket or dress.Compare vest(def 2), vestee.
  2. a detachable linen shirt collar.
  3. a bib or pinafore worn by a child.
  4. a small bird.
  5. a donkey, especially a male.
  6. an outside seat on a carriage.
  7. British. rumble seat(def 1).
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Origin of dickey

1
1745–55; generic use of Dicky, diminutive of Dick, proper name
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