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doxy1

[dok-see] /ˈdɒk si/
noun, plural doxies.
1.
opinion; doctrine.
2.
religious views.
Also, doxie.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; extracted from heterodoxy, orthodoxy
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British Dictionary definitions for doxie

doxy1

/ˈdɒksɪ/
noun (pl) doxies
1.
opinion or doctrine, esp concerning religious matters
Word Origin
C18: independent use of -doxy as in orthodoxy, heterodoxy

doxy2

/ˈdɒksɪ/
noun (pl) doxies
1.
(archaic, slang) a prostitute or mistress
Word Origin
C16: probably from Middle Flemish docke doll; compare Middle Dutch docke doll
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Word Origin and History for doxie

doxy

n.

"rogue's girlfriend," 1520s, slang, of unknown origin (cf. dell (2)). Liberman says it is probably from Low German dokke "doll," "with the deterioration of meaning from 'sweetheart' and 'wench' to 'whore.'"

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