1. Originating from Harlem, New York City. Synonymous to "my main man"; "homeboy"; "bud"; "buddy ole pal of mine." Used in a moment of jubilation, jest, or zeal.
2. Used in a moment of intense aggression by a wild Negro man preparing to do mild, yet substantial, physical injury to another man who is likely also Negro.
1. "Yeahhhhhh dawgie! Count that, count that..."
2. Hakeem Says To His Beloved Jareefa: "And so I told him... 'look, dawgie. I aint got no problems withchu, nah mean? But keep staring at my girl like that, and I might have some problems witchu.'"