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Definition of "doggery" []

  • A squalid tavern. (noun)

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Use "doggery" in a sentence
  • "It seemed that an altercation had arisen at the grocery (fashionably called doggery), between a son of the defendant and the schoolmaster, which led to the shooting of the pistol by the younger F. at the aforesaid Thomas, as the said"
  • "With all the seriousness naturally to be elicited by a responsible mission, I mounted Chaos, and started at a speed that beplastered the skeleton houses on each side of the way with mud, heaving a delectable morsel, as I passed the "doggery," full in the mouth of a picayune demagogue, who, viewing the political sky with open mouth, was vociferating vehemently on the merits of his side."
  • "A staid, quiet, moral and intelligent community have supplied the place of many of the early settlers "who left their country for their country's good;" and churches, school-houses and Lodges now are prominent where the "doggery" made wild work with "the peace and dignity of the State," and the respectability and decency of particular individuals."