dogie

noun
do·​gie | \ ˈdō-gē How to pronounce dogie (audio) \

Definition of dogie

chiefly Western US
: a motherless calf in a range herd

Examples of dogie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ashcraft and two other helicopter pilots were there to encourage these little dogies to git along. Author: John Schwartz And Livia Albeck Ripka, Alaska Dispatch News, "A flying cowboy rides to rescue cattle stranded in Harvey’s floods," 4 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of dogie

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dogie

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“Dogie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dogie. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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