- opinion; doctrine.
- religious views.
Origin of doxy1
- an immoral woman; prostitute.
- Archaic. a mistress.
Origin of doxy2
Examples from the Web for doxy
Steve Webster was driving Doxy Morton in his mother's buggy.The Village Watch-Tower
(AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
And so it is with me, bully boy, saving that my doxy cometh not.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
It was so bad, they said, that there was not the least glimmer of any doxy whatever left about it.The Bertrams
She is the doxy in "The Jolly Beggars," sitting on the soldier's lap.George Cruikshank
W. H. Chesson
"Orthodoxy is my doxy and Heterodoxy your doxy," is a saying which has been attributed to him as his own.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)
Wiliam Cabell Bruce
- opinion or doctrine, esp concerning religious matters
- archaic, slang a prostitute or mistress
Word Origin and History for doxy
"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.'"