• a, b, c, d. Larva, cocoon, nympha, and insect of Caddis-fly
    a, b, c, d. Larva, cocoon, nympha, and insect of Caddis-fly
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v caddie act as a caddie and carry clubs for a player
    • n caddie an attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player
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Bertie to caddie Bertie to caddie
Caddie to Biffin Caddie to Biffin
Licensed Caddy Licensed Caddy

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Caddie A cadet.
    • Caddie A lad; young fellow.
    • n Caddie A Scotch errand boy, porter, or messenger. "Every Scotchman, from the peer to the cadie ."
    • Caddie An attendant who carries a golf player's clubs, tees his ball, etc.
    • Caddie One who does errands or other odd jobs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n caddie A cadet.
    • n caddie A boy, especially as employed in running errands; hence, specifically, one who gains a livelihood by running errands or delivering messages; also, one who carries the clubs of persons playing at golf.
    • n caddie An Australian bushman's name for a slouch hat, usually worn with the brim turned down at the back.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Caddie kad′i a lad who attends a golfer at play, carrying his clubs: in 18th century a messenger or errand porter in Edinburgh.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Cadet
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Cadet.


In literature:

I made offerings of tea caddies and chimney-piece ornaments, and she kissed my hand.
"An Unknown Lover" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The shot went through her box, then a thick pocket book, and thence into a tea caddy, where it remained.
"My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915" by Monica M. Stanley
A genus of four-winged insects, the larvae of which, called caddis-worms, are used by anglers as a bait.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
PIERROT AS CADDIE, Golf Club Card, designed for the opening of The Prince's Ladies' Golf Club, Mitcham, pen-and-ink.
"Aubrey Beardsley" by Robert Ross
Dorothy, do you feel inclined to act caddy?
"A Pair of Schoolgirls" by Angela Brazil
The caddies drove the bull away.
"Mr. Munchausen" by John Kendrick Bangs
Every caddy on the ground (except Willy's) was in secret ecstasies over his appearance.
"Stories That End Well" by Octave Thanet
Caddy, I think you'll have to come along.
"The Man Who Couldn't Sleep" by Arthur Stringer
Where did you get that tea-caddy?
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
What first struck Margaret in Thrums was the smell of the caddis.
"The Little Minister" by J. M. Barrie
You see that little tea-caddy in the corner?
"Sturdy and Strong" by G. A. Henty
She does not take the first club the caddie offers: she chooses her own, and rates the boy for not having cleaned it better.
""Pip"" by Ian Hay
This he found in Edinburgh, where he had some friends, in the humble capacity of a caddie, or chairman.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
There was a crowd of caddies of all ages sitting on the benches reserved for them, and half a dozen came rushing toward us.
"The Idyl of Twin Fires" by Walter Prichard Eaton
It was furnished in standard English style, with overstuffed chairs, a Victorian fireplace, an oak tea caddy and bar.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
A little teapot and caddy would also be placed there.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
MRS. S. But I told you to put in some tea, and I gave you the tea-caddy.
"The Cat and Fiddle Book" by Lady Florence Bell
Now since the sugar bowl was a part of the tea caddy, the use of the caddy spoon or scoop became immediately popular.
"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings" by Mary H. Northend
Describe the protective habits of the caddis-fly larva; of the leaf-roller moth.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
He had stopped being a Caddis Worm when he turned into a Caddis Nymph.
"Among the Pond People" by Clara Dillingham Pierson

In poetry:

O Charlie is neither laird nor lord,
Nor Charlie is a caddie;
But Charlie has twa bonnie red cheeks,
And he's my juggler laddie.
"O'er The Water To Charlie" by Henry Morley
In the bar each night the Chinks he'd delight
And out of a Chinese caddy
He'd bring three rabbits, two bucks and a doe
And he'd ask them to find the lady.
"The Street Of A Thousand Lanterns 1934" by Billy Bennett
Into a soft caul of forgetfulness.
The fugitive colors die.
Caddis worms drowse in their silk cases,
The lamp-headed nymphs are nodding to sleep like statues.
"Flute Notes From A Reedy Pond" by Sylvia Plath
You can't judge a man by the corns on his chest
But you'll soon know his trade by his caddy
And you can't judge a woman by what she's got on
It's what she takes off proves a lady.
"The Sailor" by Billy Bennett
I desiderii miei
Non han confine, e, novello Epulone,
In questo inferno, ove innocente caddi,
Io mille volte vo' morir di sete
Pria di volgermi a te pietosamente
Mendicando una gocciola!
"Alba" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Enlarge Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesTiger Woods' caddie Steve Williams hits a shot into the 17th green Wednesday at TPC Sawgrass .
Enlarge Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesTiger Woods' caddie Steve Williams hits a shot into the 17th green Wednesday at TPC Sawgrass.
Sprayer Caddy mounts easy, holds tight.
Nice 19 inch native squaretail caught and released in mid May on a #22 caddis larvae.
Charlie Beljan had trouble breathing even before he teed off, called for paramedics when he made the turn and even told his caddie at one point Friday that he thought he might die.
Donald Constable, Deephaven, MN, and his caddy, Dale Schwegel, head to the next hole during the 17th Terra Cotta Invitational at Naples National Golf Club Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Danny Schmieding, Germany, talks with his caddy, Scott Restina, on the 18th hole of the 17th Terra Cotta Invitational at Naples National Golf Club Sunday, April 15, 2012.
"Proposed gas station fuels frustration in Breckenridge," by Caddie Nath, Nov 14.
Focus on caddies is unparalleled .
So first up is a 60 caddy convertible and then I am showing a 57 Ford fairlane 500 retractable hardtop convertible.
Caddies recall first Tiger shot that amazed .
It only took Mike "Fluff" Cowan one tournament as the caddie for Tiger Woods to see a shot he had never seen.
Cowan was the first caddie Woods hired when he made his professional debut in the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open.
Caddy Super Wagon Captures Our Hearts, the Crown.
The Caddy CTS-V Wagon is a high-water mark not just for GM, but for performance sleepers everywhere.