doggery

[ daw-guh-ree, dog-uh- ]

noun,plural dog·ger·ies.
  1. doglike behavior or conduct, especially when surly.

  2. dogs collectively.

  1. rabble; mob.

  2. Older Slang. a place where liquor is sold; saloon.

Origin of doggery

1
First recorded in 1605–15; dog + -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for doggery

doggery

/ (ˈdɒɡərɪ) /


nounplural -geries
  1. surly behaviour

  2. dogs collectively

  1. a mob

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