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hoddy


hoddy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dun  \Dun\,  a.  [AS.  dunn.  of  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  dwn,  Ir  & 
  Gael.  donn.] 
  Of  a  dark  color;  of  a  color  partaking  of  a  brown  and  black; 
  of  a  dull  brown  color;  swarthy. 
 
  Summer's  dun  cloud  comes  thundering  up  --  Pierpont. 
 
  Chill  and  dun  Falls  on  the  moor  the  brief  November  day 
  --Keble. 
 
  {Dun  crow}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  hooded  crow;  --  so  called  from  its 
  color;  --  also  called  {hoody},  and  {hoddy}. 
 
  {Dun  diver}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  goosander  or  merganser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoddy  \Hod"dy\,  n.  [Prob.  for  hooded.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  See  {Dun  crow},  under  {Dun},  a.