Definition of Mudie in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmjuːdi/


  • 1Attributive and in the genitive. Designating the circulating library opened by Charles Mudie in London.

  • 2Frequently in the genitive, used absol. Mudie's library.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Notes and Queries. From the name of Charles Edward Mudie, English publisher and founder of Mudie's subscription lending library in London, which continued in business until 1937.