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1The wife of Punch in the Punch and Judy show.lady, adult female, female
- 1.1Britanico coloquial, anticuado A woman.‘Aeons before political correctness reared its ugly head, the gangsters and apes and crooks (his guys) and their dolls (cuties, tomatoes, pancakes, judies) infested a certain section of Broadway, the main artery of Manhattan.’
- ‘A female may be my sheila, my bird, my charley, my good sort, my hot-drop, my judy or my wife, but she is never ‘my mate’.’’
- 1.1Britanico coloquial, anticuado A woman.
Early 19th century pet form of the given name Judith.
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