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n. pl. mid·dies
1. Informal A midshipman.
2. A middy blouse.


n, pl -dies
1. (Military) informal See midshipman1
2. (Clothing & Fashion) See middy blouse
3. Austral a middle-sized glass of beer


(ˈmɪd i)

n., pl. -dies.
1. Informal. a midshipman.
[1825–35; mid (shipman) + -y2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middy - blouse with a sailor collarmiddy - blouse with a sailor collar    
blouse - a top worn by women
References in classic literature ?
Here's a grave I didn't see before -- this one in the iron railing -- oh, girls, look, see -- the stone says it's the grave of a middy who was killed in the fight between the Shannon and the Chesapeake.
Norman, Tank, Middy, VV and all the other dogs wolfed it down, so it must be good.
He also leaves behind his special companion, Middy (his dog).
Chris Kendall of Middy, finished runner-up with 159lb 8oz, while Pete Whale of the Oaks came third with 143lb 15oz.
But as it is so often the way with rising stars, her middy may have already fallen foul of overexposure.
She no doubt earned her seat (pardon the pun), after pouring that famous rear into a green Temperley gown for the evening do at her sister's nuptials, but P Middy really should have done the sit-down check on her skirt before leaving the house.
We made it safely to Unalakleet where Don's cousin Middy picked us up, fed us, gave us supplies, and drove us to high ground to check the ice.
Here we call large ones schooners and a smaller one's a middy.
Or the burusera--shops selling used female panties and bras and schoolgirls' middy blouses.
Black and white drawings by Middy Thomas embellish the second Gooney Bird story, which needs no introduction to prove intriguing.
Given this culture, the delight of abandoning long skirts and dresses, corsets and tight waists, and high button shoes for the bloomers, middy blouses, and comfortable walking shoes of camp was a welcomed liberty.
Round two of the Sensas Dams and Locks League, along the BirminghamFazeley Canal, saw Middy Central's Matt Hodgets record a 19lb 4oz victory.