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Cuddy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CUDDY, n.
1. In ships, an apartment; a cabin under the poop, or a cook-room. It is applied to different apartments, in different kinds of ships.
2. The cole-fish.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the galley or pantry of a small ship

Merriam Webster's

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) Etymology: perhaps from Cuddy, nickname for Cuthbert Date: circa 1715 1. dialect British donkey 2. dialect British blockhead

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) Sc. 1 a donkey. 2 a stupid person. Etymology: perh. a pet-form of the name Cuthbert

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cuddy Cud"dy (-d?), n. [See Cudden. ] 1. An ass; esp., one driven by a huckster or greengrocer. [Scot.] 2. Hence: A blockhead; a lout. --Hood. 3. (Mech.) A lever mounted on a tripod for lifting stones, leveling up railroad ties, etc. --Knight.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Cabin (in the fore-part of a boat). 2. Cudden, coal-fish. 3. Ass, donkey. 4. Dolt, clown, stupid fellow.



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