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doggery

[ daw-guh-ree, dog-uh- ]
/ ˈdɔ gə ri, ˈdɒg ə- /
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noun, plural dog·ger·ies.

doglike behavior or conduct, especially when surly.
dogs collectively.
rabble; mob.
Older Slang. a place where liquor is sold; saloon.

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Origin of doggery

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

doggery
/ (ˈdɒɡərɪ) /

noun plural -geries

surly behaviour
dogs collectively
a mob
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