Cardie



noun
(informal) short for cardigan
Historical Examples

As long as papa and cardie want me, nothing could induce me to leave them.’
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cardie could not say a funny thing to save his life, except when he is angry, and then, oh!
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Livy looked ready to cry, but Dr. Heriot only laughed, and would not let cardie scold her.’
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cardie heard him, I know; for he gave quite a sigh of relief.’
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cardie is different: his diffidence takes the form of pride; no one understands him but I—not even his father.
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cardie is most thoughtful for my comfort, and Olive is fast losing her shyness.
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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.
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Papa had him to stay here for a month, and he did cardie so much harm.’
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Roy has terrible breaks-down sometimes, and so has Chriss; but no one knows what cardie suffers.’
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I trust you, cardie, and I am content to wait,’ was ever his father’s answer.
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noun

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

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