fo·gy or fo·gey (fōgē)
n. pl. fo·giesor fo·geys
A person of stodgy or old-fashioned habits and attitudes.
[Originally 18th-century slang, invalid soldier, perhaps diminutive (with suffix -Y3) of earlier fogram, fogy (of unknown origin) or perhaps from Scots foggie, old soldier (possibly from foggie, mossy, covered from moss or lichen, from fog, moss, lichen, from Middle English fogge, grass left uncut in the field for winter grazing; see FOG2).]
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