doby

[ doh-bee ]
/ ˈdoʊ bi /

noun, plural do·bies.Chiefly Southwestern U.S.

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Origin of doby

Aphetic form
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British Dictionary definitions for doby

do by

verb

(intr, preposition) to treat in the manner specifiedemployers do well by hard working employees
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Idioms and Phrases with doby

do by

Behave with respect to, treat, as in John was determined to do well by his children. This idiom was first recorded about 1175.

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