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

Definition of dogie

chiefly Western US
: a motherless calf in a range herd

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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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The first known use of dogie was in 1885

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a strong desire or propensity

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