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duddy

or dud·die

[duhd-ee]
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adjective Scot.
  1. ragged; tattered.
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Origin of duddy

First recorded in 1715–25; dud(s) + -y1
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  • Not until he was well past Eldorado did he overtake Duddy and Fuddy and the trap.

    The Little Lady of the Big House

    Jack London