poddy

poddy

[pod-ee]
noun, plural poddies. Australian.
1.
a newborn or unweaned calf.
2.
any young animal.
3.
poddy ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1890–95; origin uncertain

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poddy (ˈpɒdɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
1.  a handfed calf or lamb
2.  any creature at an early stage of growth: poddy mullet
 
[perhaps from poddy (adj) fat]

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