Cuddy Cud"dy (-d?), n. [See {Cudden}. ] 1. An ass; esp., one driven by a huckster or greengrocer. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: A blockhead; a lout. --Hood. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mech.) A lever mounted on a tripod for lifting stones, leveling up railroad ties, etc. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cuddy — Cud dy (k?d d?), n. [Prob. a contraction fr. D. kajuit cabin: cf. F.cahute hut.] (Naut.) A small cabin: also, the galley or kitchen of a vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuddy — Cud dy, n. [Scot.; cf. Gael. cudaig, cudainn, or E.cuttlefish, or cod, codfish.] (Zo[ o]l) The coalfish ({Pollachius carbonarius}). [Written also {cudden}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cuddy — m Lowland Scottish: pet form of CUTHBERT (SEE Cuthbert). It has also become established as a conventional byname for a donkey …   First names dictionary

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  • cuddy — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary noun: a horse; maybe also a donkey; probably even wee ponies. Example: Wean:Maw, Maw! Ah want a shot oan wan a they cuddies! Maw:Them s no cuddies, son. Thon s a herd ah sheep. They can brek yer airm wi a single… …   English dialects glossary

  • cuddy — I. noun (plural cuddies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1660 1. a usually small cabin or shelter (as on a sailboat) 2. a small room or cupboard II. noun or cuddie (plural cuddies) Ety …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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