- middle age,
- middle ages,
- middle america,
- middle american
Origin of middie
noun, plural mid·dies.
Origin of middy1
noun, plural mid·dies. Australian Slang.
Origin of middy2
Examples from the Web for middies
Its summit, long considered inaccessible, was reached by some English middies a few years ago.Across Patagonia|Lady Florence Dixie
The ship was passed in safety, the boats being supposed to be filled with middies and bluejackets, and no questions were asked.The Liberty Boys Running the Blockade|Harry Moore
We were just coming up and beginning to pull off our middies, when we heard a yell from the shore.The Camp Fire Girls Solve a Mystery|Hildegard G. Frey
In the matter of clothes they were not restricted to middies.Girls of Highland Hall|Carolyn Watson Rankin
Dud and Jim, who had been lounging around Killykinick in sweaters and middies, were spruced up into young gentlemen again.Killykinick|Mary T. Waggaman
noun plural -dies
colloquial abbreviation of midshipman, by 1818. As "loose, long type of women's blouse," 1911, from resemblance to shirts worn by midshipmen.