Definitions starting with G

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gordy, goddy

/góhdi/ [W Car,; cf. Scots, North goddy idem EDD, but also Kongo ngudi mother (Carter p.c.)] n. an affectionate term of address for one's godmother or other older, respected women: 1966 (Otterbein 133). [to a child] See Gordy! Go hail your gordy! (Ragged). cf. MA (Black)

Tags: noun, term of address

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Last update: 2011-05-05 02:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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