Waddies
Waddy Wad"dy, n.; pl. {Waddies}. [Written also {waddie}, {whaddie}.] [Native name. Thought by some to be a corrup. of E. wood.] [Australia] 1. An aboriginal war club. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A piece of wood; stick; peg; also, a walking stick. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Waddy — Ein Waddy, das als nulla nulla oder als hunting stick von den Aborigines Australiens bezeichnet wird, ist eine Keule. Der Name Waddy stammt von den Darug Aborigines von Port Jackson, Sydney.[1] Die hölzerne Keule der Aborigines wurde kriegerisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • waddy — I. noun (plural waddies) Etymology: Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) wadi stick, wooden weapon Date: circa 1790 Australian club 1a II. transitive verb (waddied; waddying) Date: 1830 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • waddy — waddy1 /wod ee/, n., pl. waddies, v., waddied, waddying. Australian. n. 1. a heavy wooden war club of the Australian Aborigines. v.t. 2. to beat or strike with a waddy. [1795 1805; < Dharuk wa di stick] waddy2 /wod ee/, n., pl. waddies …   Universalium

  • waddy — ☆ waddy1 [wäd′ē ] n. pl. waddies [< the native name] in Australia, a short, thick club used by Aborigines as a weapon vt. waddied, waddying to strike or beat with a waddy ☆ waddy2 [wäd′ē ] n. pl. waddies [< ?] …   English World dictionary

  • Pittosporum bicolor — Waddywood Wad dy*wood , n. An Australian tree ({Pittosporum bicolor}); also, its wood, used in making waddies. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waddie — Waddy Wad dy, n.; pl. {Waddies}. [Written also {waddie}, {whaddie}.] [Native name. Thought by some to be a corrup. of E. wood.] [Australia] 1. An aboriginal war club. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A piece of wood; stick; peg; also, a walking stick.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waddy — Wad dy, n.; pl. {Waddies}. [Written also {waddie}, {whaddie}.] [Native name. Thought by some to be a corrup. of E. wood.] [Australia] 1. An aboriginal war club. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A piece of wood; stick; peg; also, a walking stick. [Webster …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waddywood — Wad dy*wood , n. An Australian tree ({Pittosporum bicolor}); also, its wood, used in making waddies. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whaddie — Waddy Wad dy, n.; pl. {Waddies}. [Written also {waddie}, {whaddie}.] [Native name. Thought by some to be a corrup. of E. wood.] [Australia] 1. An aboriginal war club. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A piece of wood; stick; peg; also, a walking stick.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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