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  • n. a midshipman


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  • Spend some time looking at which political figures (bloggers, activists, politicians) are leading in this "middie" category and you'll discover that, indeed, the Right is ahead.

    The Politics of Twitter

  • Tom Fairlie, M'Hearty, one "middie," and bold Captain Butler, all good men and true; and the servant who waited at table was one to be trusted.

    As We Sweep Through The Deep

  • "I'm making a little 'middie', a drop waist dress for Mildred," said Cynda Galikin, costume designer for Stephens College's "Ah, Wilderness!" showing.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • And to be clear the reason class standing should not be used as a gauge of "intelligence" is that every cadet and middie have to meet a very high bar for admission-Any cadet that gets in is intelligent.

    "The Libertarian Case for Palin."

  • Aly Wagner should've been put in attacking middie so she could create in the attacking third. - Germany had USA's number

  • He came back in the middie of the afternoon and laughed a rather half-hearted laugh at the excellent Mandy's comment upon his jaded appearance.


  • The big French middie who had tripped the lad stepped forward.

    The Boy Allies under Two Flags

  • "Aye, aye! we seen that before," put in his companion, a buttoned middie of eighteen, innocent of beard.

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • Miss Sandus (she gave you her word for it) was seventy-four; -- and indeed (so are the generations linked), her father had been a middie with Nelson at Trafalgar, and a lieutenant aboard the

    The Lady Paramount

  • They tell tales among themselves of the life of a middie and the fun of the "fo-castle," and watch the waves leaping up over the pier-head with a wild longing to sing 'Rule Britannia.'

    Stray Studies from England and Italy


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  • Slang for midfielder in lacrosse; also spelled middy.

    May 26, 2009