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dick·ey

also dick·ie or dick·y  (dĭk′ē)
n. pl. dick·eys also dick·ies
1.
a. A woman's blouse front worn under a suit jacket or low-necked garment.
b. A man's detachable shirt front.
c. A collar for a shirt.
d. A child's bib or pinafore.
2. Chiefly British
a. The driver's seat on a carriage.
b. A rear seat for servants on a carriage.

[ From diminutive of Dick, nickname for Richard.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dickie - a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seaterdickie - a small third seat in the back of an old-fashioned two-seater
backseat - a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.dickie - a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
insert, inset - an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
shirt - a garment worn on the upper half of the body
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