We'll sing when the music-box plays songs, and you and dago can dance when it plays waltzes.
I knew there'd be nothin' doin' for him if he came as a dago.
His attitude of impassive politeness nettled her far more than the alert hostility of the dago Duke whom she saw occasionally.
Tell me what there is about me that is familiar to you, dago.
"It may be a dago after all," suggested "Bill," glancing from the port.
If you care for a cigar, dago, there are some in that cupboard yonder.
I'll blow over and mix with the dago bunch, an' practice sittin' on my heels.
Nobody won't keep me from drinkin' out of this well when it's got a dago top.
dago Joe was missing, and the others had had about all the rum they could stand.
The dago Duke "had them," as Crowheart phrased it, and "had them" right.
1823, from Spanish Diego "James." Originally used of Spanish or Portuguese sailors on English or American ships; by 1900 it had broadened to include non-sailors and shifted to mean chiefly "Italian." James the Greater is the patron saint of Spain, and Diego as generic for "a Spaniard" is attested from 1610s.