noun Indian English.
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noun, plural dix·ies. Indian English.
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They would fetch the char and bacon from the field kitchen in the morning and clean up the "dixies" after breakfast.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
The cook recovered to find himself among his dixies, frizzling pleasantly and browning nicely in certain parts.
A canvas bath had been rigged up, and each Company took it in turn to bathe, the water being fetched by the cooks in dixies.With a Reservist in France|F. A. Bolwell
The dinners were served out and the dixies carried away, still in peace.
It was not long before a party of soldiers appeared carrying two dixies of soup, a plateful of which was handed up.
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Culture definitions for dixies
An American song of the nineteenth century. It was used to build enthusiasm for the South during the Civil War and still is treated this way in the southern states. It was written for use in the theater by a northerner, Daniel Decatur Emmett. As usually sung today, “Dixie” begins:
I wish I was in the land of cotton;
Old times there are not forgotten:
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.