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Dorothy Dixer


      n     (Austral)  
informal   a parliamentary question asked by a member of the government so that the minister may give a prepared answer  
     (from pen name Dorothy Dix of US journalist Elizabeth Meriwether (1870--1951), who wrote a column replying to correspondents' problems)  
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dorty, Dort, doth, dor

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