- n. 稻田（复数paddies）；爱尔兰人；Patrick（男子名）和Patricia（女子名）的昵称
1. pad => paddy: 稻田的形状就是如此。
- paddy (n.1)
- "rice field," 1620s, "rice plant," from Malay padi "rice in the straw." Main modern meaning "ground where rice is growing" (1948) is a shortening of paddy field.
- Paddy (n.2)
- "Irishman," 1780, slang, from the pet form of the common Irish proper name Patrick (Irish Padraig). It was in use in black slang by 1946 for any "white person." Paddy wagon is 1930, perhaps so called because many police officers were Irish. Paddywhack (1881) originally meant "an Irishman."
- 1. The musicians burst into a rousing rendition of "Paddy Casey's Reel".
- 2. She adored Paddy but he didn't treat her well.
- 3. Workers were singing as they tilled the rice paddy fields.
- 4. Paddy spotted Mary Ann and gave her a cheery wave.
- 5. His second son, Paddy, had gone to live in Canada.
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