The next Dick I pickt up for her was a man of a colour as contrary to the former, as light is to darkness.
The following extract tries to trace the evolution of the different and apparently contrasting meanings of "dick" through its distant origin in the Middle Ages. It must.
Q: We're wondering when the word “dick” (slang for the sexual organ) Dictionary and the Random House Historical Dictionary of American.
dick (n.) "fellow, lad, man," s, rhyming nickname for Rick, short for Richard, one of the commonest English names, it has long been a synonym for "fellow,".
How Dick became a nickname for Richard is known and is one of those Thus, Richard -> Ric -> Rick gave rise to nicknames like Dick and Hick .. Then you can look at phrenology history but Richard=Dietrich=Dick is the.