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middy

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[ mid-ee ]
/ ˈmɪd i /
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noun, plural mid·dies.
Informal. a midshipman.
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Origin of middy

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First recorded in 1825–35; mid(shipman) + -y2

Other definitions for middy (2 of 2)

middy2
[ mid-ee ]
/ ˈmɪd i /

noun, plural mid·dies.Australian Slang.
a medium-size drinking glass commonly holding half a pint and used for beer.

Origin of middy

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First recorded in 1940–45; mid1 + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for middy

middy
/ (ˈmɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dies
informal See midshipman (def. 1)
Australian a middle-sized glass of beer
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