or sto·gie

[ stoh-gee ]
/ ˈstoʊ gi /

noun, plural sto·gies.

a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar.
a coarse, heavy boot or shoe.

Origin of stogy

1840–50, Americanism; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + -y2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stogie



/ (ˈstəʊɡɪ) /

noun plural -gies

US any long cylindrical inexpensive cigar

Word Origin for stogy

C19: from stoga, short for Conestoga, a town in Pennsylvania
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Word Origin and History for stogie



also stogy, 1847, "rough, heavy kind of shoe," later "long, cheap cigar" (1873), both shortened from Conestoga, rural region near Lancaster, Pennsylvania; both items so-called because favored by drivers of the Conestoga style of covered wagons first made there.

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