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- n. Plural form of gaudy.
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Unlike our Oxford gaudies, which have only a few years' worth of alumni turning up, this is an annual event that alumni from ALL years flock to - with special focus on those celebrating anniversaries if that is even the right word that are multiples of 5.
I remember bright rugs hung out for sale, silver poplars edging the river, marking off farmers' fields and in my sleep, I hear braying donkeys and gaudies'
"Marshal," said he to Chabannes, "we are told that over the Po yonder is Sir Prosper Colonna, with two thousand horse, in a town called Villafranca, apprehending nought and thinking of nought but gaudies.