1. (also doughey) a baker.
|Dict. of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, etc.|
|‘A Blowen in a Alley Pigg’d’ in Comic Songster and Gentleman’s Private Cabinet 35: For Sal took to the sweep again, / Cause doughy had lost his member.|
|Bell’s Life in Sydney 13 Sept. 3/1: An out-and-out, mill took place [...] between two Sydney Amateurs — a Baker and a Blacksmith — both well known to the Fancy. [...] Doughy appeared the bigger man, although there was but little difference in their respective weights.|
|Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open.|
|Kendal Mercury 3 Apr. 6/2: Billy [...] minds ye dosent blab to mother about Joey pricking the vicker for a dolphin (stealing bread from a basket) ven doughy (the baker) was piping (looking) through the glaze (window) at the pictures.|
|Paul Pry (London) 15 Aug. n.p.: Upper Crust the surly Doughey’s wife [...] not to think quite so much of herself, but to be civil to her customers.|
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|Scamping Tricks 90: But if you think I am a white-faced doughey [i.e. baker’s man] I am not, and you had better fetch a batch of dougheys and start them at work.|
|Sun. Times (Perth) 5 Jan. 1/1: The civic boss had a severe tussle with the local baker [...] doughy subsequently danced on the bumptious Bumble’s bingey.|
2. (Aus., also doughie) a cook.
|AS XXXIII:3 165: doughie, sod maker, water burner n. A cook.‘Australian Cattle Lingo’ in|