nounBritish dialect or nautical slang
A Cornish pasty.
- Long ago, Cornish miners shouted ‘Oggie Oggie, Tiddy Oggie’ in unison at crib time, before eating their traditional pasties, also known as oggies (or tiddy oggies).
- A nice pint of Spriggan or Cornish Blonde from Mr Skinners brewery and a proper tiddy oggy should sort you out.
- I can forgive you for not liking some shop pasties, but anyone who can't appreciate a home-made tiddy oggy needs to be sorted out.
Probably from West Country dialect tiddy 'potato' and Cornish hogen 'pastry'.
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