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caddie

or cad·dy

[ kad-ee ]
/ ˈkæd i /
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noun
Golf. a person hired to carry a player's clubs, find the ball, etc.
a person who runs errands, does odd jobs, etc.
any rigidly structured, wheeled device for carrying or moving around heavy objects: a luggage caddie.
verb (used without object), cad·died, cad·dy·ing.
to work as a caddie.
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Origin of caddie

1625–35; earlier cadee, variant of cadet<French; see cadet

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH caddie

caddie , caddy, catty
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British Dictionary definitions for caddie

caddie

caddy

/ (ˈkædɪ) /

noun plural -dies
golf an attendant who carries clubs, etc, for a player
verb -dies, -dying or -died
(intr) to act as a caddie

Word Origin for caddie

C17 (originally: a gentleman learning the military profession by serving in the army without a commission, hence C18 (Scottish): a person looking for employment, an errand-boy): from French cadet
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