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neddy

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɛdi
 
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Definition of neddy in English:

noun (plural neddies)

informal
1British A child’s word for a donkey.
2Australian A horse, especially a racehorse.
Example sentences
  • With racing's spring carnivals underway all over Australia, the trainers, the jockeys, the strappers and the owners and of course the horses, the neddies themselves, are all at full stride.
  • Things like knowing which neddies not to back at the Roebourne Cup by asking the trainer with the syringe.

Origin

mid 16th century: diminutive of Ned, pet form of the given name Edward.

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