doglike behavior or conduct, especially when surly.
Older Slang. a place where liquor is sold; saloon.
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How to use doggery in a sentence
So much had this doggery become frequented by these gentlemen that it became jocularly known among them as the "club annex."Turns about Town | Robert Cortes Holliday
Berry subsequently kept a doggery, a whiskey saloon, as I do now, or did.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln | Ward H. Lamon
Snatches of drunken song and rude jest came up from an unseen doggery, and vile odors came with them.Blindfolded | Earle Ashley Walcott
Desfontaines is dead, safe down in Sodom; but wants not for a successor, for a whole doggery of such.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
He is prone in life's very gutter; bloated, reeking and polluted with the doggery's slops and filth.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners | B.G. Jefferis
British Dictionary definitions for doggery
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