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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOXY

Steve Webster was driving Doxy Morton in his mother's buggy.

And so it is with me, bully boy, saving that my doxy cometh not.

It was so bad, they said, that there was not the least glimmer of any doxy whatever left about it.

She is the doxy in "The Jolly Beggars," sitting on the soldier's lap.

"Orthodoxy is my doxy and Heterodoxy your doxy," is a saying which has been attributed to him as his own.

And just now you flew into a pet because you fancied Johanna heard him call you Doxy.

His orthodoxy was his doxy, and he cared very little for the doxy of any other man or set of men.

Mr. Tal- mage, true to the fawning, cringing spirit of ortho- doxy, lauds the living queen and cruelly maligns the genius dead.

Then let them know that if they attempt to hinder our sailing hence, we'll hang the doxy first and fight for it after.

Orthodoxy, it has been said, is my doxy; heterodoxy is other people's doxy; but paradoxy is the devil's doxy.

WORD ORIGIN

"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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