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n. pl. mid·dies
1. Informal A midshipman.
2. A middy blouse.
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n, pl -dies
1. (Military) informal See midshipman1
2. (Clothing & Fashion) See middy blouse
3. Austral a middle-sized glass of beer
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(ˈmɪd i)

n., pl. -dies.
1. Informal. a midshipman.
[1825–35; mid (shipman) + -y2]
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Noun1.middy - blouse with a sailor collarmiddy - blouse with a sailor collar    
blouse - a top worn by women
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