Caddies



Golf. a person hired to carry a player’s clubs, find the ball, etc.
a person who runs errands, does odd jobs, etc.
caddie cart.
any rigidly structured, wheeled device for carrying or moving around heavy objects:
a luggage caddie.
to work as a caddie.
a container, rack, or other device for holding, organizing, or storing items:
a pencil caddy; a bedspread caddy.
Chiefly British, tea caddy.
caddie.
Contemporary Examples

The Woman Behind Tiger’s Other Women Jacob Bernstein April 4, 2010
The Secret World of Golf Groupies Gerald Posner December 3, 2009
The Secret World of Golf Groupies Gerald Posner December 3, 2009

Historical Examples

Dear Enemy Jean Webster
Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore
The Complete Golfer [1905] Harry Vardon
The Spirit of the Links Henry Leach
The Complete Golfer [1905] Harry Vardon
Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan

noun (pl) -dies
(golf) an attendant who carries clubs, etc, for a player
verb -dies, -dying, -died
(intransitive) to act as a caddie
noun (pl) -dies
(mainly Brit) a small container, esp for tea
noun, verb (pl) -dies -dies, -dying, -died
a variant spelling of caddie
n.
n.

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