doxie

doxy

1 [dok-see]
noun, plural doxies.
1.
opinion; doctrine.
2.
religious views.
Also, doxie.


Origin:
1720–30; extracted from heterodoxy, orthodoxy

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doxy or doxie1 (ˈdɒksɪ)
 
n , pl doxies
opinion or doctrine, esp concerning religious matters
 
[C18: independent use of -doxy as in orthodoxy, heterodoxy]
 
doxie or doxie1
 
n
 
[C18: independent use of -doxy as in orthodoxy, heterodoxy]

doxy2 (ˈdɒksɪ)
 
n , pl doxies
archaic, slang a prostitute or mistress
 
[C16: probably from Middle Flemish docke doll; compare Middle Dutch docke doll]

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