Paddies
Paddy Pad"dy, n.; pl. {Paddies}. [Corrupted fr. St. Patrick, the tutelar saint of Ireland.] A jocose or contemptuous name for an Irishman; -- usually considered offensive. [Obsolescent] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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