[hou-dee, ou-; hoh-dee, oh-dee]
- a midwife.
Origin of howdie
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Examples from the Web for howdie
If our old servants are still with you, say howdie to them for me.Old Times in Dixie Land
Caroline E. Merrick
I ran up and down like mad for the Howdie, and at last brought her trotting along with me by the lug.
So Tammy and I had to oxter her out between us, and deliver the howdie herself—safe in at her own door.