dicky


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dicky

, dickey
1. a folding outside seat at the rear of some early cars
2. Indian an enclosed compartment of a car for holding luggage, etc., usually at the rear
References in classic literature ?
Dicky Vanderpole, and it isn't necessary for me to tell you all mine, even if we are both foreigners in a strange country.
"Come, Dicky," she said, "don't pretend to be jealous.
"He didn't put it into so many words," she said, "and I am not sure, even now, that I ought to tell you, Dicky. Still, you are a fellow countryman and a budding diplomatist.
"You are a very youthful diplomat, Dicky, but even you have probably heard of governments who employ private messengers to carry despatches which for various reasons they don't care to put through their embassies."