Middies



[mid-ee] /ˈmɪd i/

noun, Informal.
1.
a midshipman.
[mid-ee] /ˈmɪd i/
noun, plural middies.
1.
Informal. a .
2.
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[mid-ee] /ˈmɪd i/
noun, plural middies. Australian Slang.
1.
a medium-size drinking glass commonly holding half a pint and used for beer.
/ˈmɪdɪ/
noun
1.
(Austral) a glass or bottle containing 285ml of beer
/ˈmɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(informal) See midshipman (sense 1)
2.
See middy blouse
3.
(Austral) a middle-sized glass of beer
n.

colloquial abbreviation of midshipman, by 1818. As “loose, long type of women’s blouse,” 1911, from resemblance to shirts worn by midshipmen.

noun

A midshipman (1818+ Nautical)

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