Complete Definition of "dey"

English

Pronunciation
rhymes|eɪ

Etymology 1
OE. dæge|dǣġe, from Germanic *daigjÅn. Cognate with Swedish deja; compare dairy, dough, lady.

Alternative spellings
daie, deie, deye

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete A servant who has charge of the dairy; a dairymaid.

Etymology 2
From F. #French|dey, from Turk. dayı.

Noun
en-noun|s

  1. The title given to the ruler of the Regency of Algiers (now Algeria) under the Ottoman Empire.

References
R:1913
R:Online Etymology Dictionary

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