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also dick·ie or dick·y  (dĭk′ē)
n. pl. dick·eys also dick·ies
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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The Dickies Shop Collection is specialty designed and constructed workwear to meet the unique needs of the automotive worker," explains Brian Sheedy, vice president of merchandising and design, Williamson-Dickie Mfg.
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Williamson-Dickie operates through wholly-owned affiliates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, Japan and the Middle East; exclusive licensees and distributors in Africa, India, and the Asia Pacific region; and under the Dickies, Workrite, Kodiak, Terra, Walls, Big Smith, 10X, Liberty and Duxbak brands.
As the Dickies brand has grown and is now offered in more than 100 countries worldwide, Williamson-Dickie's portfolio of apparel offerings has also expanded.
Since its beginnings in Fort Worth, Texas in 1922, the Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company has grown from a humble manufacturer of bib overalls into a global brand powerhouse, with DICKIES work pants, shirts, denim, outerwear, school uniforms, outdoor gear, medical and chefs apparel and an extensive licensing program offering sturdy head-to-toe clothing options for hardworking men and women of all ages, professions, regions and interests.
Williamson-Dickie is excited to connect international consumers with the Dickies brand," says Matthew McCartin, head of marketing for Williamson-Dickie Mfg.
Dickies (UK) Limited, subsidiary of Williamson-Dickie, the world's largest work apparel manufacturer, plans to use esparto to implement an Internet-based e-business solution for its distribution channels across the UK and Europe.
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