[ wod-ee ]
/ ˈwɒd i /
noun, plural wad·dies.
Cowboy Slang, Western U.S.. a cowboy.
Origin of waddy2
An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for waddie
/ (ˈwɒdɪ) /
noun plural -dies
a heavy wooden club used as a weapon by native Australians
verb -dies, -dying or -died
(tr) to hit with a waddy
Word Origin for waddy
C19: from a native Australian language, perhaps based on English wood 1
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