dogie calf


dogie calf
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Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.

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  • dogie — (origin uncertain, see below)    1) West: 1888. A motherless calf; a young, scrawny calf; a runt.    Alternate forms: doge, dogee, dogey, doghie, dogie calf, dogy, doughie.    2) Arizona, California: 1921. By extension, a motherless lamb. Also… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • calf — [n1] leg between knee and ankle foreleg, shin; concept 392 calf [n2] baby cow dogie, freemartin, heifer, maverick, veal, yearling, young bull, young cow; concept 394 …   New thesaurus

  • dogie — do gie (d[=o] g[=e]), n. a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle. [Also spelled {dogy} and {dogey}.] Syn: leppy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogie — motherless calf in a herd, 1887, cowboy slang, of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • dogie — ☆ dogie [dō′gē ] n. [< ?] West a stray or motherless calf …   English World dictionary

  • Calf — For the back of the leg, see Calf (anatomy). For other uses, see Calf (disambiguation). A calf in the New Forest, England Calves (   …   Wikipedia

  • dogie — do·gie also do·gy (dō’gē) n. pl. do·gies Western US ▸ A stray or motherless calf. ╂ [Origin unknown.] Word History: In the language of the American West, a stray or motherless calf is known as a dogie. The origin of this word remains uncertain,… …   Word Histories

  • calf — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dogie, weaner. See youth. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. young cow, young bull, yearling, freemartin, maverick, dogie*. Related terms for other young animals include: colt, cub, kitten, filly, lionet, pup,… …   English dictionary for students

  • dogie — noun /ˈdəʊɡi/ A motherless calf in a range herd of cattle; a calf separated from its cow. Syn: bum calf, bummer, leppy …   Wiktionary

  • dogie — dogey do gey (d[=o] g[=e]), n. a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle. [Also spelled {dogy} and {dogie}.] Syn: leppy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English