Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A child's name for hands. Compare pad, 1 .
  • Pantalets or knee-drawers with flounces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of paddy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scattered in the paddies were a dozen women and several buffalo boys, and the PFs were calling to them.

    The Village

  • The village lay to the east, along a river so swollen by winter monsoons that the paddies were a vast lake, submerging any landmarks.

    The Village

  • Scattered in the paddies were a dozen women and several buffalo boys, and the PFs were calling to them.

    The Village

  • Scattered in the paddies were a dozen women and several buffalo boys, and the PFs were calling to them.

    The Village

  • Scattered in the paddies were a dozen women and several buffalo boys, and the PFs were calling to them.

    The Village

  • The village lay to the east, along a river so swollen by winter monsoons that the paddies were a vast lake, submerging any landmarks.

    The Village

  • The village lay to the east, along a river so swollen by winter monsoons that the paddies were a vast lake, submerging any landmarks.

    The Village

  • The village lay to the east, along a river so swollen by winter monsoons that the paddies were a vast lake, submerging any landmarks.

    The Village

  • Two miles over muddy roads and rice "paddies" is not an easy march for a young man, but when a valiant gentleman of sixty summers covers the distance at

    Bamboo Tales

  • "There is no end of 'paddies' along this river, and I'm sure they cannot understand your lingo."

    Four Young Explorers or, Sight-Seeing in the Tropics

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