- the buttocks.
Origin of hurdies
First recorded in 1525–35; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for hurdies
We have swords at our hurdies, and here is the King's Park at hand.David Balfour, Second Part
Robert Louis Stevenson
Suppose I should tell ye now I canna read the heid o' one printed word frae the hurdies o' it?Where the Pavement Ends
The Duke's rider from over the Rest was there in the saddle of a grey garron foaming at the mouth and its hurdies in a tremble.The Lost Pibroch
At any rate the hurdy girls were content with their partners, and their partners were all in love with the "hurdies."Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!
Look at him, Hamish, already beckoning to us on his hurdies from the hill-top.
- Scot the buttocks or haunches
C16: of unknown origin
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