Definition of Dogie

1. Noun. Motherless calf in a range herd of cattle.

Exact synonyms: Dogy, Leppy
Generic synonyms: Calf



Definition of Dogie

1. Noun. (context: cowboy slang colloquial) A motherless calf in a range herd of cattle; a calf separated from its cow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dogie

1. a stray calf [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogie

doggy bags
doggy do
doggy paddle
doggy woggies
doggy woggy
doghanged
doghead
dogheads
doghole
dogholes
doghood
doghouse
doghouses
dogi
dogie (current term)
dogies
dogkind
dogleg
doglegged
doglegging
doglegs
dogless
doglessly
doglessness
doglike
dogling
doglock
doglocks
doglore

Literary usage of Dogie

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

1. Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads by John Avery Lomax (1918)
"dogie SONG THE cow-bosses are good-hearted chunks, Some short, some heavy, more long; But don't matter what he looks like, They all sing the same old song. ..."

2. The lyre: a collection of the most approved Scottish, English, and Irish by Lyre (1824)
"... coming: Wi' his blue bonnet on his head, And his dogie running; Wi' his blue bonnet on his head, And his dogie running, quo' she, And his dogie running? ..."

3. Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc. by David Herd, Sidney Gilpin, George Paton (1870)
"... faw ye JOHNY cumin, quo' fhe, Saw ye JOHNY cumin ; O faw ye JOHNY cumin, quo' fhe, Saw ye JOHNY cumin ; * WT his blew bonnet on his head, And his dogie ..."

4. A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs: With Illustrative Notes by William Hugh Logan, James Maidment (1869)
"See you Jonnie coming," quoth she, See you Jonnie coming, Wi' his coat of hodden gray, And his dogie running ? See him coming o'er the lee, And his dogie ..."

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