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Q: We're wondering when the word “dick” (slang for the sexual organ) that the sexual use of “dick” may have originated in an old verb, dighte.

Today I found out why Dick is short for Richard. The name Richard is thought by most etymologists to derive from the Proto-Germanic.

The meaning "penis" is attested from in Farmer's slang dictionary (possibly British army slang). Meaning "detective" is recorded from , perhaps as a.

Cassell's Dictionary of Slang'dates the “penis” sense of the word to the according to Williams, that the sexual use of “dick” may have originated in an old verb.