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pad·dy / ˈpadē/ • n. (pl. -dies) (also rice paddy) a field where rice is grown. ∎  rice before threshing or in the husk.

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Pad·dy / ˈpadē/ • n. (pl. -dies) inf., often offens. an Irishman (often as a form of address).

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Paddy ★★ Goodbye to the Hill 1970 (PG)

A young Irish lad realizes his sexual potential by seducing every woman he can find. Freudians will have a field day. 97m/C VHS . IR Des Cave, Milo O'Shea, Dearbhla Molloy, Peggy Cass; D: Daniel Haller.

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paddy2 Irishman XVIII; fit of temper XIX. pet-form of Ir. Padraig Patrick; see -Y6.

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Paddy an informal and chiefly offensive name for an Irishman; the name is an Irish pet-form of Padraig or Patrick, and is recorded in this usage from the late 18th century.

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paddy1 rice in the straw or in the husk. XVII (batte XVI, batty XVII). — Malay padi, corr. to Javanese pārī; cf. Kannada b(h)atta.

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paddy Rice in the husk after threshing; also known as rough rice.

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paddy See ORYZA.

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