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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dowdy  \Dow"dy\,  a.  [Compar.  {Dowdier};  superl.  {Dowdiest}.] 
  [Scot.  dawdie  slovenly,  daw,  da  sluggard,  drab,  Prov.  E.  dowd 
  flat,  dead.] 
  Showing  a  vulgar  taste  in  dress;  awkward  and  slovenly  in 
  dress;  vulgar-looking.  --  {Dow"di*ly},  adv  --  {Dow"di*ness}, 
  n. 




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