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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DOGGIE-HIP, v. To knock a person under the hips with one's knee. Cf. dog(gie)'s brose s.v. Dog, III. 1.Abd.4 1929:
“Catch all the salmon" (skipping-rope game). Count 10, catch in the rope as many as possible; haul them to prison; then doggie-hip them out of prison; they run off free.

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