Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A stray or motherless calf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a motherless calf in a range herd of cattle.

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  • noun colloquial A motherless calf in a range herd of cattle; a calf separated from its cow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun motherless calf in a range herd of cattle

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

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Origin uncertain.

Examples

  • Mrs. O'Shaughnessy told her there was more money in raising lambs than in raising chickens, so she quit the chickens as a business and went to some of the big sheep-men and got permission to take the "dogie" lambs, which they are glad to give away.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • He had not reported the finding of the dead cow, intending to return the next morning to look the ground over and to fetch the "dogie" back to the home ranch.

    The Two-Gun Man

  • Mrs. O'Shaughnessy told her there was more money in raising lambs than in raising chickens, so she quit the chickens as a business and went to some of the big sheep-men and got permission to take the "dogie" lambs, which they are glad to give away.

    Letters of a Woman Homesteader

  • ColombianMonkey (UID#3835) on September 10th, 2009 at 3: 54 pm so devil the little cute dogie

    angry cute dog | My[confined]Space

  • Dj. DreamStar (UID#12736) on September 10th, 2009 at 3: 48 pm so cute the little devil dogie

    angry cute dog | My[confined]Space

  • Labeadoodle dog breed is a very lovable dog known for its exceptional intelligence and trainability, low to non-shedding coat, low allergy coat, and lack of dogie odor.

    White House Choice of Puppy Down to Labradoodle and Portuguese Dog

  • I think its nice that girl gives me something to read while doin it dogie style.

    BSYNC Friday Fun Quiz!

  • Hope iz not tu late, plz to add my bebeh dogie Niky on the list, crossed the bridge 6 months now and I still has the huge sad.

    Sorry… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • The dogie smacked and sucked, no longer a dogie but an adopted calf.

    Plain Language

  • He snatched the afterbirth and rubbed it all over the nearly starved dogie, scuffing up behind the ears and buffing the rump to allow the smell to penetrate so the mother would accept the substitute calf as her own.

    Plain Language

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