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Say, if I hadn't been havin' a dopey streak I'd a known something was about due.

But everyone was dopey today and Driscoll was peevish and nobody loved us.

"You'll be out heeling the Record, Dopey, inside of a month," said Hunter quietly.

You probably will, Dopey, but you'll never rob us of this memory.

"More'n I can say," said Dopey, affectionately feeling of his head.

"Dopey's got weak head—no good—stand nothing," he said seriously to Regan.

"I say, fellows, we've cornered the sleigh market," said Dopey uproariously.

Dopey Charlie and The General did not, however, follow the example of their chief.

The others, all but Dopey Charlie, followed in the wake of their leader.

"You gotta crust, bo," observed Dopey Charlie, belligerently.

WORD ORIGIN

1896, from dope (n.) + -y (2).

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