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

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

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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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paddybaddy, caddie, caddy, daddy, faddy, kabaddi, laddie, paddy •alcalde, Chaldee, Fittipaldi, Vivaldi •Andy, bandy, brandy, candy, dandy, Gandhi, glissandi, handy, jim-dandy, Kandy, Mandy, modus operandi, Nandi, randy, Río Grande, sandhi, sandy, sforzandi, shandy •cadi, cardy, Guardi, Hardie, hardy, jihadi, lardy, Mahdi, mardy, Saadi, samadhi, tardy, Yardie •foolhardy • autostrade •already, Eddie, eddy, Freddie, heady, neddy, oven-ready, ready, reddy, steady, teddy, thready •bendy, effendi, Gassendi, modus vivendi, trendy, Wendy •Monteverdi, Verdi •Adie, Brady, lady, milady, Sadie, shady •landlady • charlady • saleslady •beady, greedy, needy, reedy, seedy, speedy, tweedy, weedy •wieldy •biddy, diddy, giddy, kiddie, middy, midi •higgledy-piggledy •Cindy, Hindi, indie, Indy, Lindy, Rawalpindi, shindy, Sindhi, Sindy, windy •perfidy • raggedy • tragedy • remedy •comedy, tragicomedy •Kennedy • Cassidy • accidie • subsidy •bona fide, Heidi, mala fide, tidy, vide

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