Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A donkey or ass.
  • n. A horse, especially a racehorse.
  • n. The horse races.
  • n. Horsepower.
  • n. An idiot; a stupid or contemptible person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pet name for a donkey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ass; a donkey.

Etymologies

Diminutive of Ned, itself a diminutive of Edward. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mr Harris, (father in law to Mr Norton) gave Charles a ride yesterday on a neddy.

    Letter 174

  • January 28th, 2010 at 4: 12 pm neddy: Regarding this matter of pre-biological world I'd rather ask chemists: they know much more about this stuff than biologists.

    Berlinski stirring the pot

  • I apologize for insinuating it. neddy: Darwin's CD hypothesis (ToL) is having a hard time in the context of theoretical justification as we can easily spot in the recent scientific literature, but I don't see anybody like Woese issuing a disclaimer about his findings going against Darwin's CD idea.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • You have a very good, very interesting blog, neddy.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • September 18th, 2009 at 4: 41 pm neddy: What you're demanding from Behe sounds silly.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Hi neddy, with respect I think you are both hollering down the wrong rabbit hole.

    Berlinski stirring the pot

  • What's wrong with including it in his profile? neddy: A disclaimer from Behe?

    The Weasel Thread

  • Yes indeed I enjoyed horses vicariously and occasionally even pretended to be Jill and set up a few jumps in the garden and did a bit of giddy-up neddy trotting around my own gymkhana.

    Such stuff as dreams are made on...

  • Honestly, I go with Aaron "The Chin" Eckhart, if nothing more than the lantern jaw. neddy on Oct 1, 2008 if aaron eckhart is cap. i would be the happiest fan boy ever patrick on Oct 1, 2008

    Rumor: Matthew McConaughey Possibly Captain America - Blasphemy! « FirstShowing.net

  • Then he's off to something called The Hurley Rodeo where they ride kayaks instead of horses but probably shout yeeee-haaaaah giddy-up neddy just the same.

    Saturday on a Thursday and my old friend Gwen.

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