middy


middy

noun, plural mid·dies.

  1. Informal. a midshipman.
  2. middy blouse.

noun, plural mid·dies. Australian Slang.

  1. a medium-size drinking glass commonly holding half a pint and used for beer.

noun plural -dies

  1. informal See midshipman (def. 1)
  2. See middy blouse
  3. Australian a middle-sized glass of beer

n.colloquial abbreviation of midshipman, by 1818. As “loose, long type of women’s blouse,” 1911, from resemblance to shirts worn by midshipmen.

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