Definition of Biddy

1. Noun. Adult female chicken.

Exact synonyms: Hen
Generic synonyms: Chicken, Gallus Gallus
Specialized synonyms: Cackler, Brood Hen, Broody, Broody Hen, Setting Hen, Sitter, Mother Hen, Layer, Pullet



2. Noun. Young bird especially of domestic fowl.
Exact synonyms: Chick
Generic synonyms: Young Bird, Chicken, Gallus Gallus

Definition of Biddy

1. n. A name used in calling a hen or chicken.

2. n. An Irish serving woman or girl.

Definition of Biddy

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given name Bridget. ¹

2. Proper noun. Surname, Scottish origin ¹

3. Noun. (pejorative) a woman, especially an old woman; especially one regarded as fussy or mean or a gossipy busybody. ¹

4. Noun. (''limited use'') an attractive little girl ¹

5. Noun. (archaic) (colloquial) - An Irish maidservant. ¹

6. Noun. (by extension)(derogatory) Any Irishwoman ¹

7. Noun. A name used in calling a hen or chicken, often as "biddybiddybiddy". ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biddy

1. a hen [n -DIES] - See also: hen

Medical Definition of Biddy

1. A name used in calling a hen or chicken. Origin: Etymology uncertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biddy

biddable
biddably
bidded
bidden
bidder
bidders
biddest
biddeth
biddi-biddi
biddies
bidding
bidding contest
bidding price
bidding prices
biddings
biddy
bide
bide one's time
bideauxite
bided
bidegree
bident
bidental
bidentals
bidentate
bidents
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biders
bides

Literary usage of Biddy

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1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"Perceiving but one mode of egress for the animal, he says to Biddy— ... Well, have yez nothing at all in the house that will tie up like a bag, Biddy? ..."

2. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"Biddy observant of what I was about. I laid down my pen, and Biddy stopped in ... But you never turn to ai it, Biddy." " I suppose I must catch it — like a ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1817)
"Biddy, girl, come over and help rue tramp down this hay. ... Miss G. Oh, Biddy, run and stop him, for the love of God J with his brogues and big feet. ..."

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