plural -s

Word History


modification of Scottish Gaelic bodach old man, churl, miser, ghost, from bod penis; akin to Old Irish bot penis, Cornish & Welsh both nave of a wheel, boss of a shield, Old Slavic gvozdĭ nail

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“Boodie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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