- opinion; doctrine.
- religious views.
Origin of doxy1
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Examples from the Web for doxie
First, though, the foster mom had to do a little remodeling for the doxie she quickly named Obie.
Duckler argued in court that the doxie belongs to the rescue society.
She called the local sales rep for Purina, who offered to pay for all the doxie's food for the coming six months.
- opinion or doctrine, esp concerning religious matters
C18: independent use of -doxy as in orthodoxy, heterodoxy
- archaic, slang a prostitute or mistress
C16: probably from Middle Flemish docke doll; compare Middle Dutch docke doll
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Word Origin and History for doxie
"rogue's girlfriend," 1520s, slang, of unknown origin (cf. dell (2)). Liberman says it is probably from Low German dokke "doll," "with the deterioration of meaning from 'sweetheart' and 'wench' to 'whore.'"
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