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hurdies

[hur-deez]
plural noun Scot.
  1. the buttocks.
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Origin of hurdies

First recorded in 1525–35; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for hurdies

Historical Examples

  • We have swords at our hurdies, and here is the King's Park at hand.

    David Balfour, Second Part

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Suppose I should tell ye now I canna read the heid o' one printed word frae the hurdies o' it?

  • The Duke's rider from over the Rest was there in the saddle of a grey garron foaming at the mouth and its hurdies in a tremble.

  • At any rate the hurdy girls were content with their partners, and their partners were all in love with the "hurdies."

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley

  • Look at him, Hamish, already beckoning to us on his hurdies from the hill-top.


British Dictionary definitions for hurdies

hurdies

pl n
  1. Scot the buttocks or haunches
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Word Origin

C16: of unknown origin
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