a detachable linen shirt collar.
a bib or pinafore worn by a child.
a small bird.
a donkey, especially a male.
an outside seat on a carriage.
British. rumble seat (def. 1).
Other definitions for dickey (2 of 3)
not working properly; faulty: I'm fed up with this dickey air conditioner.
Other definitions for Dickey (3 of 3)
James, 1923–97, U.S. poet and novelist.
William "Bill", 1907–93, U.S. baseball player.
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How to use dickey in a sentence
Now, Dickie says, the church is distancing itself from the perceived alliance.Pope Francis May Be Risking His Life by Taking on the Mafia | Barbie Latza Nadeau | June 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He shared his first joint with Louis Armstrong and Dickie Wells backstage at Three Deuces on 52 Street.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull | Mark Jacobson | March 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here is the best book I have read on the role of organized crime in southern Italy, John Dickie's Cosa Nostra.
There was born what Dickie calls, following the lead of a late 19th century Italian investigator, Sicily's "violence industry."
As John Dickie tells it in his riveting and convincing Cosa Nostra, Italy's Mafia problem is not a problem born of culture.
I sometimes thought that Mathieson might well have shown more consideration to one so much his senior in years as Dickie was.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Mr. Dickie was a teacher in Tilliedrum, but he was ruined by drink.Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie
Every day, for a quarter of an hour, Dickie was allowed to take exercise on a flat stone on the edge of the moor.
But Betty had now forgotten that it was necessary to have a bait to bring Dickie once more into the shelter of his cage.
On this special occasion, when Betty brought the rules to the Vivian attic, she forgot all about Dickie.