caddy

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Scots caddie, from the French cadet.

Noun[edit]

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. (golf) One hired to assist another in playing the game of golf.
    "Caddy, pass me my five iron.
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caddy (third-person singular simple present caddies, present participle caddying, simple past and past participle caddied)

  1. (intransitive, golf) To serve as a caddy, carrying golf clubs etc.
    I was honored to caddy for Tiger Woods at a charity golf game.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Malay kati.

Noun[edit]

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. A small box, can, or chest to keep tea in.
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References[edit]

  • caddy” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).
  • caddie” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

French[edit]

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From English

Noun[edit]

caddy m (plural caddies or caddys)

  1. (golf) caddy
  2. golf cart
  3. supermarket trolley

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