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stogy

[stoh-gee] /ˈstoʊ gi/
noun, plural stogies.
1.
a long, slender, roughly made, inexpensive cigar.
2.
a coarse, heavy boot or shoe.
Also, stogie.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; stog(a) (short for Conestoga, town in Pennsylvania) + -y2
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  • The cheroot or stogie is a cylindrical cigar with both ends clipped during manufacture.
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stogy

/ˈstəʊɡɪ/
noun (pl) -gies
1.
(US) any long cylindrical inexpensive cigar
Word Origin
C19: from stoga, short for Conestoga, a town in Pennsylvania
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Word Origin and History for stogie
n.

also stogy, 1847, "rough, heavy kind of shoe," later "long, cheap cigar" (1873), both shortened from Conestoga, rural region near Lancaster, Pennsylvania; both items so-called because favored by drivers of the Conestoga style of covered wagons first made there.

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Slang definitions & phrases for stogie

stocking

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silk-stocking


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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