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

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.

Origin of doggery

First recorded in 1605–15; dog + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -geries

surly behaviour
dogs collectively
a mob
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