DICKIE

dickey, dickie, dicky, shirtfront

(noun) a man’s detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt

dickey, dickie, dicky, dickey-seat, dickie-seat, dicky-seat

(noun) a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

dickie (plural dickies)

Alternative form of dicky

Etymology

Proper noun

Dickie

A diminutive of the male given name Dick, a short form of the male given name Richard.

A patronymic surname.

Source: Wiktionary



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