cadie


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cadie

(ˈkædɪ)
n
Scot a person in a large town or city in the 18th century who was on the lookout for chance employment, for example, as a messenger
[C18: a Scot variant of caddie]
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There is certainly plenty to do with attractions including Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Whisky experience, The Cadies and Witchery Tours Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World and the Royal Yacht Britannia which is in Leith.
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