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waddy

noun (1)
Australian

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment
  • an aborigine armed with a waddy was a formidable foe

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waddy

noun (2)
variants: or waddie
West

Synonyms of waddy (Entry 2 of 2)

a hired hand who tends cattle or horses at a ranch or on the range
  • the waddies were preparing to start branding

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The first known use of waddy was circa 1790

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“Waddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waddy. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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