Dick"ey, Dick"y (?), n.

1.

A seat behind a carriage, for a servant.

2.

A false shirt front or bosom.

3.

A gentleman's shirt collar. [Local, U. S.]

 

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Dick"ey,

1.

A hat; esp., in U. S., a stiff hat or derby; in Eng., a straw hat. [Slang]

2.

One of various animals; specif.:

(a)

A donkey.

(b)

Any small bird; -- called also dickey bird. [Colloq.]

(c)

The hedge sparrow. [Dial. Eng.]

(d)

The haddock.

3. In a carriage:

(a)

A seat for the driver; -- called also dickey box.

(b)

A seat at the back for servants.

 

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