teddy

[ted-ee]
noun, plural teddies.
1.
Often, teddies. a woman's one-piece undergarment combining a chemise and underpants, sometimes having a snap crotch.
2.
Informal. teddy bear.

Origin:
(in def 1) 1920–25, Americanism; of uncertain origin

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Teddy

[ted-ee]
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Edward or Theodore.
2.
a female given name, form of Theodora.
Also, Teddie.

Roosevelt

[roh-zuh-velt, -vuhlt, rohz-velt, -vuhlt; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-velt]
noun
1.
(Anna) Eleanor, 1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
2.
Edith Kermit Carow, 1861–1948, U.S. First Lady 1901–09 (wife of Theodore Roosevelt).
3.
Franklin Delano [del-uh-noh] , ("FDR") 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
4.
Theodore ("Teddy"; "T.R") 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel peace Prize 1906.
5.
Formerly Río da Duvida. a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.
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Roosevelt (ˈrəʊzəˌvɛlt)
 
n
1.  (Anna) Eleanor. 1884--1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945--52)
2.  her husband, Franklin Delano (ˈdɛləˌnəʊ), known as FDR. 1882--1945, 32nd president of the US (1933--45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
3.  Theodore. 1858--1919, 26th president of the US (1901--09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war

teddy (ˈtɛdɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
a woman's one-piece undergarment, incorporating a chemise top and panties

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Teddy
pet form of masc. proper names Edward, Edmund, and Theodore; meaning "women's undergarment" (with lower-case t-) is recorded from 1924, of unknown origin, perhaps from some fancied resemblance to a
teddy bear (q.v.), a theory that dates to 1929. In British slang phrase teddy boy (1954) it is short for Edward, from the preference of such youths for Edwardian styles (1901-10). Teddies (probably from Teddy Roosevelt) was one of the names given to U.S. troops in France in 1917.
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