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yddim (plural yddims)
- (obsolete, nautical, back slang) A midshipman.
- 1826, Wood, George, chapter X, in The Rambles of Redbury Rook, page 168:
- He was conveyed to one of our ships of war, and there he remained a few years, doing all kinds of drudgery, when, from his great activity in reefing the sails, and other seamen-like duties, he so far distinguished himself, as to obtain the good-will of his captain, who had him rated a Yddim.