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caddy

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[ kad-ee ]
/ ˈkæd i /
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noun, plural cad·dies.

a container, rack, or other device for holding, organizing, or storing items: a pencil caddy; a bedspread caddy.
Chiefly British. tea caddy.

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Origin of caddy

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First recorded in 1785–95; see origin at tea caddy

Definition for caddy (2 of 2)

caddy2
[ kad-ee ]
/ ˈkæd i /

noun, verb (used without object), plural cad·dies,cad·died, cad·dy·ing.

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British Dictionary definitions for caddy (1 of 2)

caddy1
/ (ˈkædɪ) /

noun plural -dies

mainly British a small container, esp for tea
C18: from Malay kati; see catty ²

British Dictionary definitions for caddy (2 of 2)

caddy2
/ (ˈkædɪ) /

noun, verb plural -dies or -dies, -dying or -died

a variant spelling of caddie
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