Dickie

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English: pet form of DICK (SEE Dick), with the originally Scottish and northern English hypocoristic suffix -ie. This has more or less completely replaced the medieval diminutive Dickon, with the Old French suffix -on.

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  • Dickie — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: John Dickie (Brüderbewegung) (1823–1891), britischer Geistlicher John Purcell Dickie (1874–?), britischer Politiker (Liberal Party) John Dickie (Sänger) (1953–2010), österreichischer Sänger John Dickie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dickie — n. 1. A small 3rd seat in the back of an old fashioned 2 seat car. [British English] Syn: dickey, dicky, dickey seat, dickie seat, dicky seat, dickey box. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An article of clothing worn by men, consisting of a detachable insert… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dickie — This surname is a pet form of the personal name Richard, a compound of the Germanic elements ric meaning power plus hard , meaning hardy, brave or strong. The name Richard was popularised in England by the Normans. The surnames Dick and Dickie… …   Surnames reference

  • dickie — Dickey Dick ey, Dicky Dick y, n. 1. 1. A false detachable shirt front or bosom. [Also spelled {dickie}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gentleman s shirt collar. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] 3. A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickie — Haddock Had dock ( d[u^]k), n. [OE. hadok, haddok, of unknown origin; cf. Ir. codog, Gael. adag, F. hadot.] (Zo[ o]l.) A marine food fish ({Melanogrammus [ae]glefinus}), allied to the cod, inhabiting the northern coasts of Europe and America. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dickie — /ˈdɪki/ (say dikee) noun 1. Also, dickie bird. Colloquial (with children) the penis. 2. → dicky1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • dickie — noun 1. a small third seat in the back of an old fashioned two seater • Syn: ↑dickey, ↑dicky, ↑dickey seat, ↑dickie seat, ↑dicky seat • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dickie — noun see dickey …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dickie — noun A diminutive of Dick, a short form of the male given name Richard …   Wiktionary

  • dickie — noun A false shirt front sometimes worn with a tuxedo …   Wiktionary

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