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or didj·er·i·doo (dĭj′ə-rē-do͞o′, dĭj′ə-rē-do͞o′)
n. pl. didg·er·i·doos or didj·er·i·doos
A musical instrument of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia, consisting of a long hollow branch or stick that makes a deep drone when blown into while vibrating the lips.

[Imitative of its sound.]


(Instruments) music a deep-toned native Australian wind instrument made from a long hollowed-out piece of wood
[C20: imitative of its sound]


(ˌdɪdʒ ə riˈdu, ˈdɪdʒ ə riˌdu)
n., pl. -doos.
a musical instrument of Australian Aborigines made from a long wooden tube that is blown into to create a low drone.
[1915–20; < an Aboriginal language of N Australia]
bambusová píšťala
ausztrál õslakók fából készült kürtjedidgeridoo
bambusová píšťala


[ˌdɪdʒəriˈduː] n (= instrument) → didgeridoo m
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The didgeridoo, already mentioned, comes courtesy of Chris Thorn, one of the country's finest Didge experts, and who runs a healing centre in Oswestry which includes Didgeridoo Sound Healing among the therapies offered.
Andrew Griggs of Lucaston Park Orchards at Lucaston, Ross Affleck from Ridgy Didge Cherries at Lower Longley, Peter Darley from Day Dawn Orchard at Young and Geoff Hall from Geoff Hall Orchard in Orange.
But while the emus - one-year-old brother and sister Donk and Didge - had a splashing time, the meerkats and mongooses were given a tasty change from their usual diet.
Widely regarded as one of the pioneering innovators in the modern world of the didj (aka the didge, didjeridu or didgeridoo), he was a founder of the groups Trance Mission, Lights in a Fat City, Beasts of Paradise and Furious Pig.
Sadly missed, always in our thoughts, Didge and family xx.
Didge Stratton, the proprietor's large voice, could be heard through the walls.
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There was just room to fit in dessert ( sticky hot chocolate fudge cake with two scoops of vanilla ice cream for my son that disappeared faster than a crook being chased by police, and the quaint sounding ridgy didge for me.
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I thought that if an accountant did your tax you were less likely to be audited because the tax accountant themselves went through a reasonable amount of due process to make sure it was all ridgy didge and above board.
When you can keep an unbroken stream of bubbles going in the water for more than ten minutes, then you'll be ready for a didge.