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arch doxy

obsolete The leader of a female band of thieves or gypsies, who acts as an accomplice to her male counterpart, an "arch cove" or "arch rogue." The beguiling women put on a fantastic show of exotic dance, while their arch doxy secured "donations" from the audience.
See also: arch, doxy

doxy

(ˈdɑksi)
n. a gangster’s woman. (Underworld.) Lefty’s good-looking doxy dropped off this package. It’s ticking.
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Passengers nearby told Rizzi that the dog could stay under their seats if it helped, and so Doxy was placed under the seat of the woman to Rizzi's left.
If doxy treatment is undertaken, it should be done under the supervision of a physician.
The anti-orthodoxy principle begins, therefore, with a distinction between doxy and data, between opinion and fact.
I had thought that I would attempt to elaborate the workings of this derivative new doxy in the closing pages of this review, but that would take too long and require me to cough up too much spleen.
Twenty years after these prophetic utterances, I found myself in a flat in Knightsbridge struggling gamely with a collar stud and the Hon Sophie Greene-Wellington, younger daughter of the redoubtable Duke of Ellesmere, an insatiable little doxy, but one for whom I had to admit to having a very soft spot.
To meet that demand, the stores stock products from suppliers such as Trendlines, Doxy and Masterworks.
Plebeians tend to figure in lively but nonetheless stock roles, such as the native doxy, the cowardly merchant, the self-preserving mission boys.
Marked by or adhering to a typically progressive ortho| doxy on issues involving esp.
Novels featuring the detective who solves crimes without leaving his desk appeared at a brisk pace and include The League of the Frightened Men (1935), The Hand in the Glove (1937), Too Many Cooks (1938), Some Buried Caesar (1939), Black Orchids (1942), Not Quite Dead Enough (1944), Murder by the Book (1951), Before Midnight (1955), If Death Ever Slept (1957), Death of a Doxy (1966), and A Family Affair (1975).
Since 2005 he has recorded on his own record label, Doxy Records.
Rizzi said the argument began shortly after boarding, when a crew member told him that his dog Doxy, who was lying in the aisle, had to be placed beneath the seat in front of him for safety reasons.
Sea Shanty Homeward Bound celebrates the Mersey shanty tradition on Friday, 2-4pm, onboard the tall ship Pelican, with performers including Bernie Davis, Yesterday's Men, Derek Gifford, Trim Rig and a Doxy and Liverpool Shanty Kings.
Despite her mum, Rose Bent, calling the clinic the next day with concerns about Alesha, they still weren't given the antibiotic Doxy cycline.