There are 2 definitions of middy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdi
 
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noun (plural middies)

  • 1 informal A midshipman.
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    • They left the two middies talking to one another, then entered the gundeck with the sound of snores reaching their ears.
    • ‘I'd recommend your friend Sharin as she'll be working with the command staff and our new gunnery officer Amara,’ Laurel said evenly, ‘and an ensign or middy of your choice.’
  • 2 (also middy blouse) chiefly • historical A woman’s or child’s loose blouse with a sailor collar.
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    • An image of my middy blouse hanging alone on the clotheslines outside our kitchen window, buffeted by the wind, came to mind.
    • Ness looked up at the small robot as she straightened the red tie in front of her middy blouse.
    • The girls wore gray sweaters or maroon blazers over their white middy blouses.

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There are 2 definitions of middy in English:

middy2

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdi
 
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noun (plural middies)

Australian informal
  • A beer glass containing half a pint (285 ml).
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    • What we're talking about is a middy of beer, or a small glass of wine, or a single measure of spirits.
    • It's also illegal to charge more for bottled water than a middy of beer or a glass of wine.
    • I'd come in with a middy of light and he touched his glass to mine.

Origin

so named because it is considered to be a medium-sized measure.

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Word of the day tortie
Pronunciation: ˈtɔːtiː
noun
a tortoiseshell cat