A small room or compartment, especially on a boat.‘Keeping your gear in a box makes it a lot easier to keep it tidy; what's more, it keeps it a lot drier - an important point in an open boat with no cuddy.’
- ‘Anderson heads his 22-foot cuddy-cabin fishing boat out of the marina.’
- ‘The stern anchor is easy to bring up but when fishing from a boat with a cabin or cuddy it can be a little difficult to retrieve the front anchor.’
- ‘The marine industry's ‘Boat Across America’ tour, which covered 5,400 miles in a 24-foot cuddy cabin this summer, had an extra measure of safety thanks to the U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety.’
- ‘She had solid wooden masts, no engine, stones for ballast, a big traditional open cockpit for fishing, and a snug, comfortable cuddy forward of the foremast.’
- ‘Boston Whaler's new boat takes their unsinkable 32-foot center console and adds a decent-sized cuddy cabin forward.’
- ‘Cruisers, bow riders, cuddy cabins, personal watercraft and, of course, houseboats, shuttle in and out.’
- ‘I had a 22-foot Regal cuddy cabin that I always had problems with and found myself constantly at odds with the dealership.’
- ‘All models shared the same walkaround cuddy cabin accommodation plan.’
- ‘Aft of the ventilation hatches, a small cuddy with a half-height hatch marks the official entry from the deck to the engine-room.’
- ‘It is a very wide-bottomed boat which makes it rather slow but comfortable to fish from, and the small cuddy is a blessing in bad weather.’
- ‘While this walk-around does not have a cuddy, it does try to please non-fishermen with a forward area flanked with seating with full, curved backrests and plush bow cushions, a swim platform, and lots of handrails for safety.’
- ‘There is a small cuddy cabin forward with self-tailing jib sheet winches on each side of the companionway and all sail controls are within easy reach without leaving the cockpit.’
- ‘The cuddy cabin features a V-berth arrangement with cushions as standard equipment and a number of options to make things a little more comfortable down below.’
- ‘Forward and beneath the main saloon is a second head with shower, two large hanging lockers and a cuddy cabin with port and starboard berths.’
- ‘And don't even think about hauling a cuddy cabin or express cruiser behind your car.’
Mid 17th century of uncertain origin.
2A stupid person.
idiot, fool, stupid person, simpleton, moron, cretin, imbecile, ignoramus, oaf, dunce, dolt, dullard, nincompoop, duffer, jackass
- ‘you great soft cuddy!’
Early 18th century perhaps a pet form of the given name Cuthbert, once popular in Scotland and northern England.
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