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- n. An Irishman
- n. A severe blow (especially in reference to the folk song This Old Man)
- n. A strong elastic ligament or tendon in the midline of the neck of sheep or cattle (generally any quadruped) which relieves the animal of the weight of its head
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. [capitalized] Same as Paddy, 1.
- n. Same as paddy, 3.
- n. A cheap almanac or calendar, on one sheet. Also called paddy and Paddy's watch.
- n. A fury; a rage.
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Knick-knack, paddywhack, don't give your dog a bone
A backward step for football in France. "paddywhack (Chelsea fan)" Blatter is a fool.