Waddying
Waddy \Wad"dy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waddying}.] To attack or beat with a waddy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Waddied — Waddy Wad dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waddying}.] To attack or beat with a waddy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waddy — Wad dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Waddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waddying}.] To attack or beat with a waddy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — /ˈwɒdi / (say wodee) noun (plural waddies) 1. an Aboriginal heavy wooden war club: *When later they walked through the bush, Murra, carrying his spears, his woomera, his waddy, stone knife and stone axe, led the way. –hyllus maris and sonia borg …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

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