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cardie

/ˈkɑːdɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for cardigan
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  • As long as papa and cardie want me, nothing could induce me to leave them.'

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • cardie could not say a funny thing to save his life, except when he is angry, and then, oh!

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Livy looked ready to cry, but Dr. Heriot only laughed, and would not let cardie scold her.'

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • cardie heard him, I know; for he gave quite a sigh of relief.'

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • cardie is different: his diffidence takes the form of pride; no one understands him but I—not even his father.

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • cardie is most thoughtful for my comfort, and Olive is fast losing her shyness.

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • cardie is not given to raptures, but he has not a word to say against him, and Trelawny is always having him up at Kirkleatham.

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Papa had him to stay here for a month, and he did cardie so much harm.'

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Roy has terrible breaks-down sometimes, and so has Chriss; but no one knows what cardie suffers.'

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • I trust you, cardie, and I am content to wait,' was ever his father's answer.

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Slang definitions & phrases for cardie

cardy

noun

A cardigan sweater: Blue cardy, $100, by Lacoste (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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