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[sey-dee] /ˈseɪ di/
a female given name, form of Sara or Sarah. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She turned to the other women, but ignored the protesting Sadie.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • And it was Beasley himself who finally challenged the recalcitrant Sadie.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • Sadie swallowed a bit hard at that; but she raps out the straight goods.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • As Sadie's generally on hand to help out, I'm ready to stand for it.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • Seems like he'd discovered Sadie, too, and had booked himself for her steady company.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
Word Origin and History for Sadie

fem. proper name, a familiar form of Sarah. Sadie Hawkins Day (1939) is from name of a character in U.S. newspaper cartoon strip "Li'l Abner," by Al Capp (1909-1979); in reference to a day in early November in which women take the lead in romantic matters.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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