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Definition of Dey

Dey
Dey Dey, n. [See Dairy.] A servant who has charge of the dairy; a dairymaid. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Dey
Dey Dey, n.; pl. Deys. [Turk. d[=a]i, orig., a maternal uncle, then a friendly title formerly given to middle-aged or old people, especially among the Janizaries; and hence, in Algiers, consecrated at length to the commanding officer of that corps, who frequently became afterward pasha or regent of that province; hence the European misnomer of dey, as applied to the latter: cf. F. dey.] The governor of Algiers; -- so called before the French conquest in 1830.

Meaning of Dey from wikipedia

- Dey (Arabic: داي, from Turkish dayı), likely a local mispronunciation of the common Ottoman honorific title, bey, "lord", was the title given to the rulers...
- Dey was the title given to the rulers of the Regency of Algiers and Tunis under the Ottoman Empire from 1671 onwards. Dey may also refer to: Dey (month)...
- Susan Hallock Dey (born December 10, 1952) is a retired American actress, known for her television roles as Laurie Partridge on the sitcom The Partridge...
- Dey?!" is the name of a chant of support by fans of the Cincinnati Bengals, in use since the 1980s. The entire chant is: "Who dey, who dey, who dey think...
- Prabodh Chandra Dey (1 May 1919 − 24 October 2013), known by his stage name Manna Dey, was an internationally acclaimed Indian playback singer, music...
- Krishna Chandra Dey (Bengali: কৃষ্ণ চন্দ্র দে) (24 August 1893– 28 November 1962), better known as K.C. Dey, was a Bengali music director, music composer...
- Jyotirmoy Dey (Bengali: জ্যোতির্ময় দে; 1955 – 11 June 2011), also known as Jyotendra Dey, Commander J, and J Dey, was an Indian journalist, crime and...
- Gita Dey (5 August 1931 – 17 January 2011) was an Indian actress in Bengali cinema, theatre and Bengali folk theater. She became a stage artist at the...
- Riya Dey is an Indian actress mostly viewed in Ollywood movies filmed in Odia languages. She debuted in Odia film industry against Babushan in Prema Adhei...
- Dey Young is an American actress and sculptor. Young was born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, the daughter of Pauline, a sociologist, and Donald E. Young...
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