doggery

[daw-guh-ree, dog-uh-]
noun, plural dog·ger·ies.
  1. doglike behavior or conduct, especially when surly.
  2. dogs collectively.
  3. rabble; mob.
  4. Older Slang. a place where liquor is sold; saloon.

Origin of doggery

First recorded in 1605–15; dog + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for doggery

doggery

noun plural -geries
  1. surly behaviour
  2. dogs collectively
  3. a mob
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