Definition of Doggery

1. Noun. (obsolete) A squalid tavern. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Doggery

1. surly behavior [n -GERIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Doggery

dogge
dogged
doggeder
doggedest
doggedly
doggedness
doggednesses
dogger
doggerel
doggerel verse
doggerels
doggeries
doggerman
doggermen
doggers
doggery (current term)
dogges
doggess
doggesses
dogget
doggets
doggie
doggie bag
doggie bags
doggie door
doggier
doggies
doggiest
doggily
dogginess

Literary usage of Doggery

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

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1854 And then the doggery-keepers got to sellin' licker by the drink, instead of the ... 1858 I found copies stuck up on every blacksmith shop, doggery, ..."

2. Summer's Jaunt Across the Water by John Jay Smith (1846)
"... of Wales and his sister—Goat team—Well- fed groom—Master of the Queen's buck-hounds—The doggery—Ride to Virginia Water—Prince Albert's pheasants; ..."

3. The Legalized Outlaw by Samuel R. Artman (1908)
"The high-class, society saloon is the feeder of the doggery. Men do not begin to drink in the doggery. They begin in the "genuine" clubs and saloons that ..."

4. Memoirs by George Washington (1889)
"Its owner said they had no room, " but," he added, "you will find a doggery two miles farther." But just after the General had started on, the inhospitable ..."

5. Pioneer History of Milwaukee by James Smith Buck (1881)
"329 East Water street, (pulled down in 1836,) both of which were overlooked in the history of 1835, in Volume I., and in which Mr. Cawker kept a doggery. ..."

6. Native use of fish in Hawaii by Margaret Titcomb, Mary Kawena Pukui (1889)
"Its owner said they had no room, " but," he added, "you will find a doggery two miles farther." But just after the General had started on, the inhospitable ..."

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