plural noun

hur·​dies ˈhər-dēz How to pronounce hurdies (audio)
dialectal British
: rump

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hurdies was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Hurdies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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