Definition of Dixies

1. Noun. (plural of dixie) ¹



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Definition of Dixies

1. dixie [n] - See also: dixie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dixies

divvies
divvy
divvy duck
divvy up
divvy van
divvy vans
divvying
diwan
diwaniya
diwaniyas
diwans
dixanthogen
dixenite
dixi
dixie
dixies (current term)
dixit
dixits
dixy
dixyrazine
diylidene
diyne
diynes
diz
dizain
dizains
dize
dizen
dizened
dizening

Literary usage of Dixies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits by Francis Trevelyan Miller (1917)
"The cook was only five yards away, however, busily marshalling an array of "dixies" (military camp-kettles) which had been newly filled at the distant ..."

2. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits by Francis Trevelyan Miller (1917)
"The cook was only five yards away, however, busily marshalling an array of "dixies" (military camp-kettles) which had been newly filled at the distant ..."

3. "Nothing of Importance,": Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by John Bernard Pye Adams (1918)
"Then the sergeant-major spilled the contents of the two jars into the five dixies, and as he did so the ten orderlies, two from each platoon, ..."

4. "Nothing of Importance,": Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by John Bernard Pye Adams (1918)
"His dug-out was at the corner of Old Kent Road and Park Lane, and there I found the "Quarter" (Company Sergeant-Major Roberts) waiting with the five dixies ..."

5. Gun Fodder: The Diary of Four Years of War by Arthur Hamilton Gibbs (1919)
"The horses bucked violently and various dixies fell off, ... The dixies were rescued and re-tied. There was Sandbag Corner to navigate yet, and Snow Corner. ..."

6. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1917)
"... the river called basse riuer being the bound from the salt house to that tree, and from that tree at dixies marsh || at ye west end 11 the line was run ..."

7. "Over There" with the Australians by R. Hugh Knyvett (1918)
"How I loathed those dixies! The more grease you got on your hands and clothes the more appeared to be left in the dixie! The outside was sooty, ..."

8. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"The rations are placed in oval-shaped iron pots called "dixies." These "dixies" have two handles, one on each side, through which two wooden stakes can be ..."

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