conchy

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒnʃi/
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conchy (plural conchies)

  1. (slang) A conscientious objector.
    • 1929, Frederic Manning, The Middle Parts of Fortune, Vintage 2014, p. 103:
      ‘'arf o' them snivellin' conshies back 'ome 'd fight like rats if they was cornered.’
    • 2015: If Then by Matthew De Abaitua
      Some of the conchies were sent to the front as stretcher bearers.