American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A cheap cigar.
- n. A roughly made heavy shoe or boot.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rough; coarse; heavy: as, stogy shoes; a stogy cigar.
- n. A rough, heavy shoe.
- n. A long, coarse cigar.
- n. alternative spelling of stogie.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. colloq. heavy; coarse; clumsy.
- n. A stout, coarse boot or shoe; a brogan.
- n. A kind of cheap, but not necessary inferior, cigar made in the form of cylindrical roll.
- n. a cheap cigar
- After Conestoga, a village of southeast Pennsylvania. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Each of us put on a rough, heavy suit of clothing, woolen army shirt and "stogy" boots included; and into the valise we crowded a few white shirts, some under-clothing and such things.”
“stogy" boots included; and into the valise we crowded a few white shirts, some under-clothing and such things.”
“There's an African-American in the White House, a woman Speaker of the House, an African-American Attorney General, etc., etc. For some people, this really rocks their world – they just can't handle not having a bunch of stogy old white men in charge, even though those very white men were the ones who took our country to the brink of financial collapse!”
“After all, in what country but America could one hope to see the SBC spokesman, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Bachmann putting aside their stogy "theological orthodoxy" and answering the call to follow someone from a faith they liken to Islam on a religious revival?”
“Steven's smoking a stogy, cap on head, like he's always been since I was a baby," said Pegg.”
“ Of course you never know you look like Leonhard Euler until some stogy algebra professor comes up to you when you're an undergraduate and says, “You know, you look just like Leonhard Euler.””
“In the long run, though, cheap labor in Mexico was not enough to prop up a lagging, stogy industry that failed to innovate.”
“When it comes to trading in your stogy old Republican PC laptop running Windows for a hip *schwing* new Democratic Mac running um Apple, or perhaps Linux, I strongly advise against the impulse to buying the 17.”
“I hate to seem stogy but are you people a bunch of teenage thug wannabes?”
“Some of us get too old and stogy to celebrate them or even remember them, and insist that all others agree with our way of thinking.”
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Types of boots used as footwear, or in a few cases, to protect the feet and legs of horses.
"...waterleg and gumboots each for Bully Hayes and Hurricane Hartigan..." --Finnegans Wake
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