Definition of dudeen in English:

dudeen

Line breaks: du¦deen
Pronunciation: /duːˈdiːn
 
/

noun

Irish , historical
A short clay tobacco pipe.
More example sentences
  • They lit up their dudeens and talked about Greece.
  • A man in the background raises his hat to salute a huge bag of flour being carried past by a dudeen-smoking laborer.
  • He replaced his dudeen, and tightened his teeth and squeezed his lips on it.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Irish dúidín , diminutive of dúd 'pipe'.

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