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waddy1

[wod-ee] /ˈwɒd i/ Australian
noun, plural waddies.
1.
a heavy wooden war club of the Australian Aborigines.
verb (used with object), waddied, waddying.
2.
to beat or strike with a waddy.
Origin of waddy1
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805, waddy is from the Dharuk word wa-di stick

waddy2

or waddie

[wod-ee] /ˈwɒd i/
noun, plural waddies.
1.
Cowboy Slang, Western U.S.. a cowboy.
Origin
An Americanism dating back to 1895-1900; origin uncertain
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waddy

/ˈwɒdɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
a heavy wooden club used as a weapon by native Australians
verb -dies, -dying, -died
2.
(transitive) to hit with a waddy
Word Origin
C19: from a native Australian language, perhaps based on English wood1
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